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Smith Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00046

Scope and Contents

24 letters from the Spanish American War and World War I from the Smith family. Charles Smith served in the Spanish American War, stationed at Fort Wadsworth followed by San Francisco in 1898. Later he wrote from a ship near Hawaii detailing his experiences. Letters from World War I were written by Charles Smith, Jr. to his family. He was stationed near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania followed by Camp Wadsworth from 1917-1918.

Dates

  • 1898, 1917-1918

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This colleciton is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information:

Ebay
Title
Guide to the Smith Family Letters

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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