Papers of the donor's stepfather, William Harrison Smith, superintendent and postmaster at the island of Jamestown, Virginia. Mostly business correspondence with Ellen Bagby of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (A.P.V.A.) with reports, with Elbert Cox of the National Park Service and Ellen Harvie Smith of the A.P.V.A. Includes
monthly general reports, financial reports, salary lists, tax forms, soil report certificates, photographs, and newspaper clippings.
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William Harrison Smith was Superintendant of the Grounds for the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (A.P.V.A.) at Jamestown (1939-1968), Virginia which also included the position of Postmaster at Jamestown (1939 to 1971).