Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865-1945

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Harry Worcester Smith (1865-1945) of Worcester and North Grafton, Mass., was a textile machinery inventor, financier, author, and internationally famous horseman.

From the description of Papers, 1925-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207170793

Smith was one of the pre-eminent sportsmen of his day; master of several hunts; first American to be master of an English hunt; founder of the Masters of Foxhounds Association; author of "A sporting tour through Ireland, England, Wales and France," "Life and sport in Aiken," and "A sporting family of the Old South." Smith was also a businessman who held 40 patents for textile machinery improvements.

From the description of Sporting reminiscences, 1939, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53182009

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creatorOf Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865-1945. Papers, 1925-1935. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Gee, Ernest R. (Ernest Richard), b. 1878. Scrapbook, 1888-1953. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Salley, A. S. (Alexander Samuel), 1871-1961. A.S. Salley papers, 1849-1963. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. Papers, 1887-1931. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865-1945. Sporting reminiscences, 1939, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Charles Scribner's Sons, corporateBody
associatedWith Doubleday, Doran & Company, corporateBody
associatedWith Elliott, Barnard, 1740-1778. person
associatedWith Elliott, William, 1788-1863. person
associatedWith Gee, Ernest R. (Ernest Richard), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Gonzales, Ambrose Elliott, 1857-1926. person
associatedWith Meadow Brook Cup. corporateBody
correspondedWith Salley, A. S. (Alexander Samuel), 1871-1961. person
associatedWith Saratoga Racecourse (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Sidney Lawton, 1845-1929. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
United States
Epinard (Race horse)
African American horsemen and horsewomen
Horse racing
African American jockeys
Horse industry
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Birth 1865

Death 1945



Ark ID: w63n29zb

SNAC ID: 65677199