Pierpont Smith papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of letters from friends in Dexter, encouraging him to move back. They discuss agricultural prospects, politics, and local gossip. Also included are some family correspondence and rough genealogy for the Smith family.
- 1829 - 1842
- Smith, Pierpont L. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Pierpont Smith (born circa 1806) was an early settler in Dexter, Michigan, but by 1829 he had given up his claims and moved to New York. Smith apparently moved his family back to Dexter in the early 1880's. He died on January 28, 1887 in Marion, Michigan.
0.1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders)
Language of Materials
Gift of Caryl Prindle, 1959-09-11. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Pierpont Smith Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- January 1965
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.