Skip to main content

Thomas R. Smith papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-120
Identifier: SFHL-SC-120


This collection includes the exercise book of Thomas R. Smith and a list of losses he sustained during the Civil War. Also included is a letter from J. Russell Smith, his son, explaining provenance of the collection.


  • Creation: 1849-1864


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas R. Smith was born in 1833, the son of Jonas and Miriam Smith. He was a Quaker and a member of Goose Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends in Lincoln, Virginia. He married Ellen Haines in 1859 and died in 1914.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

Language of Materials


Ownership and Custodial History

Found in the estate of J.Russell Smith, to whom it was given by Laura Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Thomas R. Smith and Newlin R. Smith. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1973.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library

500 College Avenue
Swarthmore Pennsylvania 19081 USA