Alpheus W. Smith papers, [ca.1915-1947].


Smith, Alpheus W. (Alpheus Waldo), 1898-1977. Alpheus W. Smith papers, [ca.1915-1947].

Alpheus W. Smith papers, [ca.1915-1947].

Includes military correspondence, reports, and talks; photographs of Cornell University; Cornell publications; research on Ezra Cornell and on early Cornell history; correspondence with George L. Burr; manuscripts and verses of Ruby Green Smith and Albert W. Smith; letter (1915) from Harper Sibley in Rochester and from Jacob Gould Schurman (1918); scrapbook of newspaper clippings, June 1945-March 1946; leaflets from Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations; and other papers of Alpheus W. Smith.

3.3 cubic ft.

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