William S. Smith Papers 1927-1984

Creator
Smith, William S., 1909-2001
Size
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00172
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

The William S. Smith papers primarily contain items from when Smith was a student at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University) from 1927 to 1931. Forty-two black-and-white photographs depict student life, including snowball fights, views of campus buildings, and the Electrical Engineering Department's float and exhibit for the Engineer's Fair. Also included are partial issues of the Wataugan from 1929 February and 1931 January, newsclippings, and a program from the 1930 Electric Show. In addition, there are several photocopies of photographs showing Smith and colleagues during naval officer training in 1943 and 1945.

William S. Smith (1909 - 2001) was a 1931 alumnus of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Engineering.

Biographical/historical note

William S. Smith (1909 - 2001) was a 1931 alumnus of North Carolina College of Agriculture and Engineering.

Scope/content

The William S. Smith papers primarily contain items from when Smith was a student at North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (now North Carolina State University) from 1927 to 1931. Forty-two black-and-white photographs depict student life, including snowball fights, views of campus buildings, and the Electrical Engineering Department's float and exhibit for the Engineer's Fair. Also included are partial issues of the Wataugan from 1929 February and 1931 January, newsclippings, and a program from the 1930 Electric Show. In addition, there are several photocopies of photographs showing Smith and colleagues during naval officer training in 1943 and 1945.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William S. Smith Papers, MSS 00172, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Received from William S. Smith, 1984 May 4 and 1997 April 3

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 December.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
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Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William S. Smith Papers, MSS 00172, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.