MSS 00172 Guide to the William S. Smith photographs and memorabilia, 1927 - 1945

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Smith, William S., 1909-2001


0.01 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

1 folder


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Acquisitions Information

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


Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dawne E. Howard

Scope and Content Note

The William S. Smith photographs and newsclippings primarily contains 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.

Biographical Note

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

Access to Collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William S. Smith photographs and newsclippings, MSS 172, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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