Olive Reeves-Smith Papers 1879-1964 1920-1961


Olive Reeves-Smith Papers, 1879-1964, 1920-1961

Olive Reeves-Smith Papers 1879-1964 1920-1961

The papers of Olive Reeves-Smith consist of correspondence, clippings, personal papers, programs, scrapbooks, sheet music, and photographs. Also included are the papers of Harry Reeves-Smith and those of her actorhusband Fuller Mellish, Jr.

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