Reeder Smith and Eliza Kimball Smith Papers
This collection consists of papers belonging and pertaining to Reeder Smith, an agent employed by Amos A. Lawrence in the founding of Lawrence University, and his wife, Eliza Kimball Smith. Papers date primarily from 1846 to 1895 and include correspondence, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and records of donations to Lawrence University. Subjects documented include lawsuits related to land owned by Smith in Appleton and Smith's efforts to raise funds for a new preparatory/female department building in 1858-1859.
- Smith, Reeder, 1804-1892 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Most materials in this collection are in the public domain. For all others, property rights and copyright reside with Lawrence University. For uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.), please contact the University Archivist.
0.60 Linear Feet
Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.
Method of Acquisition
Newspaper clippings, photographs, maps, records of donations, and several pamphlets donated to the Archives by Bruce Graham, great-great-grandson of Reeder Smith, 2014-03-24. Other materials have accumulated over time.
Processed by Erin Dix, 2014.
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