Guide to the Samuel Francis Smith Collection, 1835-1957

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Samuel Francis Smith Collection, 1835-1957

Collection number: M0219

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1972 Feb. 10
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Samuel Francis Smith Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1835-1957
Collection number: Special Collections M0219
Creator: Smith, Samuel Francis.
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Elinor C. Bramhall Estate, 1972.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Samuel Francis Smith Collection, M0219, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

The S. F. Smith Collection contains papers dealing with S. F. Smith and his descendents and the Bramhall family. It contains photographs, newspaper articles dealing with Smith and the writing of My Country, `Tis of Thee, pamphlets, correspondence to and from Smith and to and from the Bramhall family, holograph biographies of Civil War officers and a large framed copy of My Country, `Tis of Thee by Smith.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs

 

a) BW photo, 1 3/4" X 2 3/8" of woman with A. inscription on back To Emma... from [?] G.

 

b) 2 BW photos 6 1/4" X 4 1/8" 1 of Dr. David Appleton White Smith in his study, 1 of a couple in front of a large tropical style house.

 

c) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 3 5/8" of 2 couples [missionaries?] in tropics.

 

d) BW photograph, 4 1/2" X 3 1/4", of group in tropics.

 

e) BW photo, 2 1/2" X 4 1/2", of three people in a study.

 

f) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 6 1/2", portrait of H. W. Longfellow.

 

g) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 6 1/2", portrait of O. W. Holmes.

 

h) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 6 1/2", portrait of J. G. Whittier, 1872.

 

i) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 6 1/2", portrait of D. E. Farragut, signed.

 

j) BW photo, 4 1/8" X 5 7/8", Smith home.

 

k) BW photo, 4 1/2" X 6 1/2", 4 portraits of Smith, 3 signed.

 

l) BW photo, 3" X 6 1/2", original of America mounted on 7" X 9" heavy board.

Box 1, Folder 2

Newspaper articles giving detailed historical background on S. F. Smith and the writing of America:

 

3/28/1894 Leslie's Weekly

 

10/11/08 L. A. Times Illustrated Weekly

 

1/19/11 The Christian Endeavor World

 

1/21/30 Boston Post

 

1/27/30 Boston Traveler

 

6/32 Missions

 

7/37 Etude

 

11/24/38 San Juan Record

 

12/22/40 Boston Herald

 

1/23/53 N. Y. Times

 

[?]/53 Reader's Digest (condensation of N. Y. Times)

 

6/30/57 Boston Sunday Globe

 

11/3/57 Boston Sunday Globe

 

6/18[09?] N. Y. Times

 

8/6/[?] Chicago Sunday Tribune

 

ND[?] - A Boy's Hunt for Big Game

 

ND The Household

 

NDPhoto of S. F. Smith with words America

Box 1, Folder 3

Newspaper articles on relatives of S. F. Smith:

 

7/15/02 The Daily News - wedding of Emma Eugenia Smith

 

7/15/[02][?] - same subject as above.

 

5/19/03 Erie Daily Times - death of E. H. Mack, Sr.

 

2/12/48 Erie Daily Times - Boston Store ad honoring its employees

 

1/15/53 San Juan Record - Honoring Mrs. R. N. Bramhall, a Fair Oaks pioneer.

Box 1, Folder 4

Newspaper articles on Civil War

 

6/13/1862[ N. Y. Tribune?]

 

8/5/1862[ N. Y. Tribune?]

 

8/19/1862 N. Y. Tribune

 

9/18/1862[ N. Y. Tribune?]

Box 1, Folder 5

2 pamphlets:

 

a) My Country, `Tis of Thee and the Latest Poems of Rev. Samuel Francis Smith, D. D., by Rev. George C. Lorimer, D. D. - 1896.

 

b) The Shrine of `America' and the Story of the Lone Star.

Box 1, Folder 6

Miscellaneous

 

a) Envelope with calling card of Julius Brill and 4 cut out heads.

 

b) Calling card - Miss Emma E. Smith

 

c) Pamphlet - Daniel Appleton White Smith by Emma W. Marshall and Harry J. Marshall.

 

d) 2 maps - one of Sacramento County and one of portion of Fair Oaks and Olive Park Tracts.

 

e) 5 pencil sketches of scenes, or patters.

 

f) Cloth tract issued by Youn Men's Association.

 

g) 7 printed pictures - 2 in color.

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence and documents from and to S. F. Smith:

 

4/29/1874Marriage certificate, E. U. Smith to Eugenia Mack.

 

4/28/1874Marriage license, E. U. Smith to E. Mack.

 

12/11/1894ALS, 8vo., 4 pgs., S. F. Smith to Gov. Mack.

 

NDA. poem by S. F. Smith for Ewing and Gerrie.

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence to and from the Bramhall family:

 

10/15/1835A. marriage certificate of Charles U. Bramhall to Eliza hogeborn by J. Berger.

 

8/5/1845ALS Caroline E. Smith to Eliza Bramhall.

 

12/9/1845ALS Tobias L. Hogeborn to Charles H. Bramhall.

 

11/22/1846ALS Mary D. Tabor to Eliza [Bramhall]

 

4/12/1857E. F. Howland to Eliza [Bramhall]

 

5/5/1860Nellie [?] to Sister [?]

 

5/11/1861ANS A. G. Weld to [Charles] Bramhall

 

1/26/1862ALS A. R. Barlow to Charles Bramhall

 

3/2/1863ALS Abby Floss [?] to Eliza Bramhall

 

3/31/1863ANS Abby Floss to [?] Bramhall

 

3/31/1863ALS Ann Rebecca [?] to Charles H. Bramhall

 

8/4/1863Proclamation signed by Maj. Gen. Schenk

 

5/28/1866ANS Darin D. P[?] to F. J. B. [?]

 

10/5/1878ALS Susan [?] to Cousin [?]

 

NDALS H. N. Bramhall to Eliza Marshall

 

NDA. poem - The Vision of St. Valentine's Eve

 

NDA. essay - Elinor Fields, New of Marriage

 

NDA. Verses by Elinor Fields composed for her amusement

 

NDANS C. Roosevelt to [Charles] Bramhall

 

NDALS Ernest Blum to Mrs. Bramhall

 

NDALS Ernest Blum to [Mrs. Bramhall]

 

NDALS Ernest Blum to Charles H. Bramhall

Box 1, Folder 9

Biographies of Officers in the Civil War:

 

List of Military Souvenirs, Vol. 2.

 

C. C. Auger

 

Jonas G. Blunt

 

T. Wylie Crawford

 

George L. Hartsuff

 

O. O. Howard

 

John J. Peck

 

Alfred Pleasanton

 

W. D. Porter

 

James B. Richett

 

L. H. Rousseau

 

Robert C. Schenk

 

H. W. Slocum

 

George Stoneman

Box 1, Folder 10

A & B : Original manuscript and carbon copy of S. F. Smith by Mrs. Robert N. Bramhall - 10/12/38

Box 1, Folder 10

C : 6th level picture bin # 163: framed copy in S. F. Smith's handwriting of America oversize