Ernest William Smith Papers 1870-1976 (bulk 1890-1935)

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Ernest William Smith Papers TXRC94-A22., 1870-1976, (bulk 1890-1935)

Ernest William Smith Papers 1870-1976 (bulk 1890-1935)

These papers consistprimarily of manuscripts, notes, photographs, correspondence, and memorabiliathat reflect the career of the British journalist. The majority of themanuscripts suggest the possibility of the preparation of a secondautobiography, tentatively entitled 'From Newsboy to War Correspondent: AnAnecdotal Retrospect of Fifty Years of Newspaper Life.' Also present arematerials Smith collected from his travels, related especially to his interestsin political movements and military history.

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