01/AR 0794 Guide to the Smedley Family Papers Smedley Family Papers Finding Aid Authors: Whitney Willis.

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Guide to the Smedley Family Papers Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Smedley Family Papers 01/AR 0794 1.00 Manuscripts Administrative History:

W.B. Smedley was a lieutenant in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War.

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

gift

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Smedley Family Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Related Materials:

The Smedley Family Papers were donated with the papers of Arthur McCullough Sampley and apparently were family members.

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Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. Advance notice for use is preferred. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence between family members, tintypes, and black and white photographs of the Smedley family.

Detailed List of Contents id77941 1 Smedley Family Papers 50393 id77942 1 1 Smedley Family Papers - Correspondence Scope and Contents

Contains one letter written by W.B. Smedley to J.R. Smedley.

id77943 1 2 Smedley Family Papers - Correspondence 1884-09-12, 1929 Scope and Contents

Contains a letter to John L Sampling and two poems written for Vera Almon. Both were written by W.B. Smedley.

id77944 1 3 Smedley Family Papers - Photographs Scope and Contents

Contains black and white photographs. One labelled "John B & Tege, Leslie Gadding R," another, "Tom Smedley." One has division problems on the reverse.

id77945 1 4 Smedley Family Papers - Photographs 1896 Scope and Contents

Contains two portraits of W.B. Smedley, a photograph of an infant, and two photographs of a landscape.

id77946 1 5 Smedley Family Papers - Photographs Scope and Contents

Contains small tintypes of family and individual portraits.

id77947 1 6 Smedley Family Papers - Photograph (Photo on card backing) Scope and Contents

Contains black and white photograph on card backing. Writing "Made by Taylor & Smedley Everywhere".

id77949 1 7 Smedley Family Papers - Photograph (large tintype) male Scope and Contents

Contains large tintype of John Smedley.

id77948 1 8 Smedley Family Papers - Photograph (large tintype) female Scope and Contents

Contains large tintype of a female.

id77950 1 9 Smedley Family Papers - Photograph (on card backing) Scope and Contents

Contains portrait of J.R. Smedley on card backing.