G. Hubert Smith papers, 1900, 1930-1986.


Smith, G. Hubert, 1908-. G. Hubert Smith papers, 1900, 1930-1986.

G. Hubert Smith papers, 1900, 1930-1986.

Papers largely documenting an American archaeologist's careers with the Minnesota Historical Society, as museum curator (1946-1949) and archaeologist at Grand Portage (1936-1937, 1953) and Fort Ridgely (1937-1938), and with the Smithsonian Institution's Missouri Basin Project (1951-1968). During his latter career Smith conducted excavations at numerous upper Missouri River historic sites including Loisel's trading post and forts George, Berthold, Sully, Pierre II, Stevenson, and Manuel. Correspondence between G. Hubert Smith and Adaline Clark documents their long distance relationship while she was at the Haskell Institute in the 1930s. Also included are a few photographs of Adaline.

5.25 cubic feet (12 boxes and 1 oversize folder).

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