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Small, Rudy Title: Rudy Small Papers, 1963-1968
Quantity: 1.4 cubic ft. (3 archives boxes and 1/2 archives box)
Call Number: UWGB Series 47
Abstract: Contains the documents of Rudy Small, the chairman of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and an integral figure in UWGB’s history. A majority of the collection is made up of Small’s personal correspondences, committee reports, and the site selection for a new university, which later became UWGB. The general correspondences cover October of 1964 to July of 1969. Other correspondences include some to the Governor’s Office from 1964 to 1967 and some to Ed Weidner, the first chancellor of UWGB, from 1966 to 1969. The documents regarding the site selection cover nearly every aspect of the legal battle to get UWGB where it is today. Included in these documents are site comparisons, the controversy of the Shorewood site and eventual home of UWGB, and the legal battle from Outagamie County after Shorewood was selected.
Smith Family Title: Smith Family Papers, 1847-1990
Quantity: 5.2 cubic feet (9 archives boxes and 3 flat boxes) and 137 photographs (1 archives box); plus additions of 0.9 cubic feet (2 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder), and 990 photographs and 553 negatives (1 records center carton, 2 archives boxes, 3 card boxes, 1 flat box and 1 oversize folder)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 20; PH Green Bay Mss 20; M2002-010; M2004-002
Abstract: Papers documenting the life of multiple generations of the Smiths, a prominent De Pere family: principally Dominicus Jordan, his son-in-law B.F. Smith, grandsons A.G. Wells and Horace J. Smith, granddaughters Addie and “Lizzie” Smith, and great-grandson Robert C. (Pete) Smith. Included in the papers are the records of Jordan’s general store, the business interests of A.G. Wells, records relating to B.F. Smith’s interest in the lumber industry, and Horace J. Smith’s work as an attorney. Correspondence files are extensive and include letters from Addie and Lizzie while attending Rockford Female Seminary in the 1880s, letters from Horace while he was a student at the University of Wisconsin, and correspondence from all five of Horace’s children during their service in World War II. In addition, the many photographs include individual and group shots, pictures of the family home on Broadway, and photographs of the store.
Smith Family Title: Albert J. Smith Family Postcard Collection, 1906-1908
Quantity: .2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 173
Abstract: A collection of 147 postcards, mostly from Wisconsin and postmarked between 1906 and 1908, sent to or collected by members of the Albert J. Smith family of West Allis, Wisconsin. Most of the postcards do not have writing on them; those that do contain brief notes of trips and news from family and friends.
Smith, A. Merriman, 1913-1970 Title: A. Merriman Smith Papers, 1937-1973 (bulk 1940-1970)
Quantity: 9.0 c.f. (8 record center cartons, 1 flat box, and 1 oversize folder), 911 photographs (2 archives boxes and 1 flat box), 309 transparencies (1 archives box), 3 negatives and 401 negatives on 36 strips in 1 negative box, 3 reels of 16 mm film and 1 reel of 8 mm film, and 88 tape recordings
Call Number: U.S. Mss 72AF; PH 4910; Audio 1474A; AD 404-406; EA 067
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1940-1970, of A. Merriman Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author sometimes referred to as “the dean of the White House correspondents” for his news coverage of six presidents, 1941-1970, and for his Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The papers, which include correspondence, subject files, speeches and writings, working files, presidential memorabilia, and photographs, document both reporting for United Press International (UPI) and his personal life. Coverage of both an informational and evidential nature is strong for those periods when the President was away from the White House. Smith's journalism is represented by draft and printed news stories, articles, speeches, fiction stories, interviews, reporter's notebooks, and drafts of four books: A President Is Many Men (1948), Meet Mr. Eisenhower (1956), A President's Odyssey (1961), and The Good New Days (1962).
Smith, Alice E. (Alice Elizabeth), 1896- Title: Oral History Interview with Alice Smith, 1978 July 31
Quantity: 1 tape recording (30 min.)
Call Number: Tape 703A
Abstract: Tape-recorded interview, July 31, 1978, by interviewer David Kinnett with Alice E. Smith, retired member of the staff of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, concerning her recollections of Society researcher and writer Louise Phelps Kellogg.
Smith, Alice E. (Alice Elizabeth), 1896-1992 Title: Oral History Interview with Alice Smith, 1978 July 31
Quantity: 1 tape recording
Call Number: Audio 703A
Abstract: Tape-recorded interview, July 31, 1978, by interviewer David Kinnett with Alice E. Smith, retired member of the staff of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, concerning her recollections of Society researcher and writer Louise Phelps Kellogg.
Smith, Benjamin E., 1927?-1976 Title: Benjamin E. Smith Papers, 1955-1967
Quantity: 3.4 c.f. (1 archives box, 3 record center cartons) and 11 photographs (1 folder)
Call Number: Mss 513; PH Mss 513
Abstract: Correspondence and legal papers of Benjamin E. Smith, a prominent Southern civil rights lawyer, chiefly pertaining to his involvement with the Mississippi Freedom Summer activities of the Council of Federated Organizations. Photographs include images of civil rights protesters at a Woolworth's store in Meridian and in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1962.
Smith, Betty Walker, 1918-2008 Title: Betty Walker Smith Papers, 1938-2000
Quantity: 3.0 c.f. (3 record center cartons) and 9 tape recordings (1 cassette box)
Call Number: M2010-136
Abstract: Papers of Betty Walker Smith, 1938-2000, a former city of Madison (Wisconsin) Republican alder and longtime advocate for civil rights, women's rights and children's day care. Married to Bill Smith, a Madison lawyer and alder, and appointed to the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women, Betty Smith's political life began before she herself was elected to council. Her papers reflect that involvement through her husband's campaign, fair housing, and other issues. Personal reminiscences can be found interspersed in the General and Political Files. The Political Files also relate to her successful alder campaigns in the 19th Ward (1973-1979), her unsuccessful run for mayor of Madison in 1979, and her work with the city council on the Civic Center and State Street Mall. The Senate Files contain materials from her state Senate campaigns in 1972 and 1976, including press releases, political addresses, notes for speeches and issue stances.
Smith, Charles F., 1918- Title: Charles F. Smith Papers, 1962-1966
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Stevens Point Mss X
Abstract: Legislative papers of Charles F. Smith, Jr., Wausau, Wis., attorney who served one term as Republican State Senator from the 29th District, 1962-1966. The collection includes small amounts of correspondence, news releases and speeches, reference material pertaining to Smith's special interest in highways and road construction, and campaign literature.
Smith, Charles Francis Title: Charles Francis Smith Papers, 1934-1951
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Call Number: Local History Manuscript Collection 275
Abstract: Papers of Charles F. Smith (1881-1951), a Milwaukee businessman. Collection contains photographs and correspondence with family members in England.
Smith, David D. Title: David D. Smith papers
Quantity: 0.19 cubic feet 1 half-letter document box
Call Number: uac42
Abstract: David D. Smith is a gay rights activist who owned and managed Four Star Fiction and Video in Madison, Wisconsin. His papers include business records and photos from the video store, as well as Smith's writings from the 1970s and 1980s. Also included is a bus sign that Smith designed for the Madison Gay Center, which was at the center of a controversy between Madison Metro Transit and Mayor Paul Soglin's office.
Smith, Donald H., 1932- Title: Donald H. Smith Collected Speeches and Interviews, 1955-1963
Quantity: 14 tape recordings
Call Number: Audio 344A
Abstract: Recordings of speeches by and interviews with Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders in the civil rights movement and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, 1955-1963, gathered by Smith for his dissertation, Martin Luther King, Jr.: Rhetorician of Revolt. Also included is a recording of a Ku Klux Klan meeting near Birmingham, Alabama, May 11, 1963 and of comments by white and black citizens on the Montgomery bus boycott and the Birmingham riots.
Smith, Edwin L. Title: Edwin L. Smith Milwaukee, Wisconsin Photographs, 1889-1890
Quantity: 7 photographs (7 folders)
Call Number: PH 401
Abstract: Photographs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, including views of Wisconsin Avenue, businesses and buildings along the river, bicycling, and a Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) parade, circa 1889-1890.
Smith, Eric Title: Eric Smith Papers, 1965-1974
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (1 records center carton and 1 archives box)
Call Number: M89-366
Abstract: Papers, 1965-1974, of Eric Smith, a Madison, Wisconsin, activist involved with several civil rights, anti-war, anti-hunger and labor organizations, primarily Madison Measure for Measure and the Specialists Organizing Committee; including correspondence, meeting minutes, membership and mailing lists, policy papers, clippings, constitutions and bylaws, newsletters, flyers, and ephemera.
Smith, George B., 1823-1879 Title: George B. Smith Papers, 1837-1879
Quantity: 4.4 c.f. (19 archives boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss DW
Abstract: Papers of George B. Smith, a Madison, Wisconsin, attorney, consisting of correspondence, letter books, diaries, and legal papers relating to Smith's legal practice, his activities as counsel for various Wisconsin railroad companies after 1866, and Wisconsin politics beginning about 1850. The correspondence after 1867 includes numerous letters and telegrams from railroad officials and attorneys in Wisconsin, New York, and other eastern cities. This rather technical material has to do with legal cases, their preparation, development, progress, and methods of presentation and argument, and with claims against the railroad companies. Other letters concern state Democratic affairs in general, Smith's candidacy for the United State Senate in 1869, and the national election of 1876 including his trip to Louisiana as a member of the committee to investigate vote fraud.
Smith, Gilbert P. Title: Gilbert P. Smith Papers, 1938-1986
Quantity: 1.4 c.f. (1 record center carton and 1 archives box) and 1 photograph
Call Number: M88-243
Abstract: Papers, 1938-1986, documenting Gilbert P. Smith's work as an editor and assistant publisher of the Utica, New York Observer-Dispatch, and his activities in journalism associations, including the Associated Press Managing Editors Association, the American Press Institute and the American Society of Newspaper Editors.
Smith, Hartford, Jr. Title: Hartford Smith Jr. Papers, 1966-2021
Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box), 61 audio recordings, and 2 compact discs
Call Number: M2021-022; Audio 2007A
Abstract: Papers of Hartford Smith Jr., a social work professor and media creator best known for his radio series Seeds of Discontent (1968). Included are correspondence, scripts, reports, press releases, and clippings. The collection contains files related to the radio series and a media organization (also called Seeds of Discontent), as well as Smith's research and teaching. Topics present in the papers include the planning and production of the radio series Seeds of Discontent, proposals for a television series, and Smith's career at Wayne State University, including his involvement in the Federal Metro College program for civil servants. The audio includes the 26 episodes of the radio series, the raw interviews recorded during its production, and various other recordings from Smith's personal collection.
Smith, Henry, 1838-1916 Title: Henry Smith Papers, 1846-1916
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Milwaukee Mss CP
Abstract: Papers of Henry Smith, a Milwaukee millwright and public official, including biographies of himself and three others: Peter Toepfer, William Wesson, and George Wetter. Also includes correspondence (1903-1916) consisting largely of Smith's letters to politicians, local officials, and residents; studies relating to the history of Milwaukee, especially its bridges, dams, and waterworks; minutes of the Wisconsin Cremation Society (1895-1896); scrapbooks of newsclippings, especially about Milwaukee public affairs; the report of the jury investigating the 1893 bank failures in Milwaukee; some essays, lectures, and reports on the history of Wisconsin, its railroads, and the Greenback Party.
Smith, Howard K. (Howard Kingsbury), 1914-2002 Title: Howard K. Smith Papers, 1941-1963
Quantity: 21.6 cubic feet (54 archives boxes), 60 tape recordings, 2 photographs (1 folder), and 51 films
Call Number: U.S. Mss 56AF; PH 6618; Audio 422A; DC 648-698
Abstract: Papers of Howard K. Smith, an award-winning news analyst and foreign correspondent, consisting of material on his career with both the ABC and CBS networks. CBS radio scripts pertain to his work as a World War II correspondent and to his post-war commentaries. CBS television scripts consist of Smith's brief analyses of news events for Douglas Edwards and the News (1957-1961). After switching to ABC, Smith had his own television program, Howard K. Smith—News and Comment. For this show the collection includes film interview transcripts with notable political and cultural individuals. The office files contain transcripts of these interviews as aired, together with research material, notes, and memoranda. Of particular interest are interviews, scripts, clippings, and fan mail related to the controversial program, “The Political Obituary of Richard Nixon.”
Smith, Howard Leslie, b. 1861 Title: Howard L. Smith Papers, 1826-1940
Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes)
Call Number: Wis Mss VC
Abstract: Papers of Howard L. Smith, a University of Wisconsin law professor. Included is family correspondence, 1826-1940, some from relatives in the East to Smith's family in Wisconsin, and others to Smith by his mother while he was studying in Europe; copies of addresses given before law groups and at various universities; articles concerning his views on the teaching of law; and six volumes of diaries, 1881-1929, he kept during his travels abroad.
Smith, James Morton Title: James Morton Smith Papers, circa 1956-1974
Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet (2 records center cartons) and 2 audio recordings
Call Number: M76-499; Audio 2013A
Abstract: Papers (circa 1956-1974) consisting of page proofs, correspondence, and materials related to books edited or contributed to by James Morton Smith, American colonial historian.
Smith, Jesse, 1785-1851 Title: Jesse Smith Papers, 1816-1868
Quantity: 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes)
Call Number: Pennsylvania Mss E
Abstract: Papers of Jesse Smith, a Pennsylvania Presbyterian minister and teacher. Included is family correspondence, 1816-1868, containing much genealogical information; diaries, 1816-1840; personal account books, 1820-1831, 1836; papers on legal cases and miscellaneous business papers; fifty-nine volumes of manuscript sermons delivered mainly in the 1820s and 1830s; and records of the Bethel and Ebenezer Presbyterian congregations in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, 1822-1835. Smith was defrocked in 1834 on a charge of drunkenness.
Smith, John, b. 1819;
Smith, Louisa Sargent
Title: John and Louisa Smith Papers, 1675-1954
Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
Call Number: Whitewater Micro 2; Micro 308
Abstract: Family papers of John and Louisa Smith of the Town of Bradford, Rock County, Wisconsin; including correspondence, 1832-1871, concerning family life and finances, farm life and prices, religion, the Civil War, their son Albert's postwar army life at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota, and Louisa's family in New Hampshire. Also includes deeds, receipts, William Sargent's 1675 will from Salem, Massachusetts; a broadside, 1861, concerning a stolen horse; business college brochure and diplomas; proceedings, 1864, of the First Free-Will Baptist Church of Bradford; a clipping and a history, circa 1954, of the Smithton School, circa 1846-1954, by J. B. Tracy.
Smith, Kenneth Title: Kenneth Smith Movie Poster collection
Quantity: 2 Linear Feet Two flat metal edge boxes. Two linear feet of posters.
Call Number: uac165
Abstract: The Kenneth Smith Movie Poster collection contains 203 posters for campus events collected by smith during the early 1970s. The majority of posters in the collection advertise a showing of a feature film on the University Campus. There are also a small number of posters for live music performances and one poster for the Student Ski Association.
Smith, Lawrence H., 1892-1958 Title: Lawrence H. Smith Papers, 1941-1958
Quantity: 8.0 c.f. (20 archives boxes), 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm), and photographs and ephemera
Call Number: Parkside Mss 69; PH 3793, PH 3793 (3), PH 3794 (3), and PH 3802 (3); Parkside Micro 16; Micro 1103
Abstract: Papers, mainly 1954-1958, of Lawrence H. Smith, a Republican congressman (1941-1958) from Racine, Wisconsin, and his wife Eleanor J. Smith (1896-1976) who managed his congressional office. Included is correspondence with constituents and district leaders concerning local issues and problems such as the establishment of the Richard I. Bong Air Base and efforts to improve local employment conditions and district harbors; speeches; legislative files; press material and clippings (some available only on microfilm); extensively illustrated scrapbooks concerning trips to Europe and Latin America made as a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; and biographical information. Personal files of Mrs. Smith concern her presidency of the Congressional Club.
Smith, Peter J., 1867-1947 Title: Peter J. Smith Papers, 1920-1928
Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)
Call Number: Eau Claire Mss U
Abstract: Papers of Smith, an Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Republican Party leader, consisting almost entirely of correspondence with Wisconsin progressives and with members of the Scandinavian-American Fraternity. Correspondents include Robert M. La Follette, John J. Blaine, James A. Frear, and C.N. Saugen.
Smith, Rick, 1943- Title: Rick Smith Recordings, circa 1972, 1984-1987
Quantity: 57 tape recordings and 1 videorecording
Call Number: M2010-128; Audio 1515A
Abstract: 36 audio tapes of interviews created by Rick Smith for his film entitled A Vision Shaped in Stone: Wisconsin's Capitol, which tells of the history, design, and construction of the capitol building. A VHS copy of the film is also present. Also included in the collection are 21 reel-to-reel audio tapes of individuals associated with a 1972 University of Wisconsin (UW) sport symposium entitled “Sport in a Changing World.”
Smith, William Rudolph, 1787-1868 Title: William Rudolph Smith Papers, 1837-1860
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (1 archives box and 3 oversize volumes)
Call Number: Wis Mss CV
Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of soldier and historian Smith, including his journal of a trip from Pittsburgh to Madison, Wis., and the lead region in 1837; an autobiographical sketch; and a few articles on subjects of local interest. There are 3 volumes of his History of Wisconsin, of which volumes 1 and 3 were printed in 1854 and volume 2 never published. This unpublished volume is incomplete, containing only 30 pages of a history of Brown County, and was apparently designed to be the “descriptive” volume of the series.
Smith's Furniture & Undertaking (Wittenberg, Wis.) Title: Smith's Furniture & Undertaking Records, 1901-1947
Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes)
Call Number: Green Bay Mss 31
Abstract: Smith's Furniture and Undertaking business was operated in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, by George Smith and his son Albert. The documents in this collection date 1901 to 1947 and consist mainly of funeral record books listing each client, his age, occupation, cause of death, type of services, and charges. Also included are embalming certificates issued to the Smiths by the State Board of Health and notices of price increases to the Shawano County Board for indigent burials.
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Title: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology: Native American Portrait Photographs, 1907
Quantity: 100 photographs (1 archives box)
Call Number: PH 990
Abstract: Platinum prints made by the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of American Ethnology of Native Americans in 1907. The images are studio portraits, mostly men but including some boys, from plains and woodland tribes, many in regalia. The majority of the images were made by De Lancey W. Gill. Charles Milton Bell also made some of the images.
Smythe, Nellie Hobbs Title: Nellie Hobbs Smythe Papers, 1887-1939
Quantity: .8 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 10
Abstract: Papers of a Benton Harbor, Michigan musician and educator. Collection contains general files of Smythe's (nee Hobbs) 1889-90 tour of Germany, including typescripts of Smythe's letters to her family, and newspaper clippings of her letters that were published in an unidentified newspaper. The general files on the European trip also contain postcards, several photographs, and copies of concert programs she attended. The collection also includes incoming letters (1887-1939) from a wide variety of musicians and writers, including Zona Gale, and two letters from Booker T. Washington concerning a speaking engagement in Benton Harbor. The miscelleanous items include an undated photograph of Smythe, and her notes on the life of Johann Sebastian Bach.

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