Papers, 1919-1944.


Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944. Papers, 1919-1944.

Papers, 1919-1944.

Notes, correspondence, speeches, clippings concerning the gubenatorial campaign of 1924. Speeches date from 1913 to 1944 and include addresses made by Smith before a variety of groups. Correspondence, 1932-1940, is arranged alphabetically. The collection also includes financial records concerning Smith's writings, 1925-1935; subject files, 1924-1939; and press releases from the Governor's office, 1925-1928.

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