Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe Papers


Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe Papers

ca. 1895-1997

Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

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