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Jed Smith Biographical Materials
Smith Family genealogy
Jed Smith estate papers. Photo-copy of court costs, 1821. Discharge photo-copy of Patrick Glass, poll-book, for Ohio, 1821.
Six page manifesto of Jedediah Smith (copy) dated July 11, 1831 from records in Mexican Archives, State of New Mexico, in Spanish.
Account book of Peter Smith; photo-copies of accounts of Walter L. Smith and Jospeh Yarrer, W.L. Smith and Ralph Smith, accounts of Jed S. Smith, Dr. J.G. V. Simmons, Alexander Rice.
Correspondence of Smith Family, 1877-1923.
Correspondence of Smith Family, 1926-1927.
Correspondence of Smith Family, 1928-1954.
Notes on life of Jed S. Smith; Excerpts from papers on fur trade and Smith
-Zenas Leonard, 1839.
-History of San Francisco
-History of California
-Obituary of Jed Smith in Illinois Magazine, June 1832
-Boy's Book of Indian Warriors, by C.G.
-American Fur Trade in the Far West
-Capt. H. M. Chittenden, 1902
Anonymous article on Jed S. Smith [ms.; missing end of paper]
Miscellaneous manuscripts, with remarks by George Thurmon.
Memorabilia: cards of Miss Evelyn Smith, Mr. and Mrs. J. Lyman, Josie E. M. Smith. Program of dedication of Smith Monument, 1924.
Newspaper Clippings (1920s) [14 items]
Newspaper and Magazine clippings (1930s) [6 items]
Newspaper clippings dealing with dedication of Jed Smith Monument, 1939
Magazine and News clippings: "Classmate," November 1947
Publications; Pictures of Jed Smith & his family
Historical Society of California Annual Publication, 1900
Historical Society of California Annual Publication, 1901
Historical Society of California Annual Publication, 1905
Historical Society of California Annual Publication, 1926
"The American Mercury" September 1926
Miscellaneous papers [incl. letter from San Diego Attorney Troy Tuggle re: Smith pistol]
Inventory of material donated to Jedediah Smith Society by Julian Smith Bacon, Jr.
Paintings and Drawings of Jedediah Smith
Fredrick Remington Lithograph
Don Prechtel Painting
George Mathis Painting
R Haynes Drawing
Harvey Dunn Painting
Jack White drawing of Smith fighting a bear
Sketch “by friend” from memory
Photographs and Lithographs of Peter Smith
Tintype of Peter Smith (frame removed)
Cabinet card, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Photographs of Smith Family
Photographs of Bacon, Simons, Thummell and Jones families
Tintype of Evelyn Smith Bacon and Linda Smith Thummell, 1875
Photograph of Evelyn Smith Bacon
Silhouette of Dr. J. G. V. Simmons
Julian Smith Bacon
Other Smith Related Images
Map of Ohio (pre-1846) was “map of west”
Artist’s rendition of Johnny Appleseed
Photographs of Jedediah Smith's pistol and holster (see Holt-Atherton’s Main photograph collection under “Firearms”)
Smith’s Shaving Mirror (Julian Smith Bacon donation)
Two snuff boxes “belonging to Jedediah Smith” (Julian Smith Bacon donation)
Two “Handcarved pocketbooks given to Peter Smith by Jedediah Smith” (Julian Smith Bacon donation)
“Jedediah Smith Watch” originally thought to belong to Smith. See Spring 2004 Castor Canadensis (Fred Kramer donation)
I.Wilson Knife (No documentation. Most likely donated by the family of Evelyn Bacon)
Victor Issa “A Welcome Sight” bronze statue (“Jed Smith Society” donation)