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Guide to the Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith letters MSS.0467

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-07T13:29-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith letters

Unit ID:

MSS.0467

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (2 items)

Dates:

1896 June 9, 15

Abstract:

Two letters, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of Easby-Smith's husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.

creator

Smith, Wilhelmine M. Easby

Preferred Citation:

Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains two letters, written by Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of her husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Wilhelmine M. Easby, daughter of William and Agnes M. Easby, was born in Washington, D.C. in 1835. She married William Russell Smith, politician and later president of the University of Alabama (1869-1871), on 14 June 1854; she was his third wife. The couple had two children: James S. and William. William Russell Smith died on 26 February 1896 in Washington, D.C.. She died in Washington, D.C. in 1918.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

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Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris & Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Smith, William Russell, 1815-1896 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Arts--Alabama (lcsh)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Letters Box 635