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Francis Henney Smith Papers, 1860-1888

Title
Francis Henney Smith Papers, 1860-1888
ID
Mss. 81s Smi4
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Letter, 6 Sept[ember] 1860, written by Francis H. Smith, to Ja[me]s T. Ames, concerning Armory, "model musket," and swords; and letter, 7 March 1888, concerning his resignation as superintendent of Virginia Military Institute in 1886 which was withdrawn and an investigation into his period of service by the Virginia General Assembly.

2 items.

Creators
Smith, Francis Henney (1812-1890)
Subjects
Virginia Military Institute--History--19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/01/1981.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Charles Hamilton Auction.
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Related Materials
See Bradford Alexander Wineman, "Francis H. Smith: Architect of antebellum Southern military schools and educational reform," PhD Dissertation, Texas A&M University, 2006.
Preferred Citation
Francis Henney Smith Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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