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Ezra Delos Smith papers : Meade, Kansas, 1906-1934.
BANC MSS P-W 43 box 1; BANC FILM 3440
Collection Overview

Title:

Ezra Delos Smith papers: Meade, Kansas, 1906-1934
E.D. Smith papers

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, E. D. (Ezra Delos), 1854-1926, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Jedediah Strong, 1799-1831

Creator/Contributor:

Spearman, Sara Eliza Simons, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935

Creator/Contributor:

Cragin, Francis Whittemore, 1858-1937, correspondent.

Creator/Contributor:

Smith, Lura, correspondent.

Abstract:

The papers primarily relate to researches in Smith family history, particularly for a biography of Jedediah Strong Smith, unpublished, of which a carbon typescript (457 leaves) is in the collection. To Smith's own papers have been added nine letters and statements he sent to Sara Eliza (Simons) Spearman, 1907-1909; 19 letters to Frederick S. Dellenbaugh, 1911-1919; a manuscript by E.D. Smith recording traditional history of the Smith family; and a microfilm of E.D. Smith's letters to F.W. Cragin, 1907-1909. Personal papers include letters from relatives and others, a few written to his daughter Lura after his death.
Literary papers include two manuscripts concerning manners and customs in northern Indiana and southern Michigan at the time of Smith's boyhood, ca. 1857-1870 (17 & 161 leaves), and a few articles, stories, and addresses.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-in -- n-us-mi
Smith, E. D. (Ezra Delos) -- 1854-1926 -- Archives
Smith, E. D. (Ezra Delos) -- 1854-1926 -- Correspondence
Smith, Jedediah Strong -- 1799-1831 -- Family
Indiana -- Social life and customs
Michigan -- Social life and customs

Note:

For a complete description, see Dale L. Morgan and George P. Hammond, eds., A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Bancroft Library, p. 318-319.
Entire collection: Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 3440.
9 letters to Mrs. J.D. Spearman, 1907-1909: Also available on microfilm.
Preferred citation: Ezra Delos Smith papers, BANC MSS P-W 43, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
E.D. Smith letters to F.W. Cragin: Originals in: El Paso County Pioneers Historical Museum, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
E.D. Smith letters to F.W. Cragin: FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to El Paso County Pioneers Historical Museum, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In English.
2 albums and miscellaneous pictures transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Forms part of the Jedediah Smith family papers.

Type:

Family papers.
Family histories.
Addresses.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (0.4 linear feet)
1 microfilm reel : negative (Box 3618) and positive
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 563:19) and positive (16 mm.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-W 43 box 1
BANC FILM 3440

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

E.D. Smith letters to F.W. Cragin: FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to El Paso County Pioneers Historical Museum, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Related Item:

For a complete description, see Dale L. Morgan and George P. Hammond, eds., A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Bancroft Library, p. 318-319.