Dean S. Smith collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a number of items, mostly account books and ledgers, concerning Carmi R. Smith and R.T. Twombly.
The materials relating to Smith include a volume of class notes (1885) for a Sanitary Science course taken at Albion College in Michigan as well as four account books (1914-1924) relating to a lumber yard and a general store in Niles, Michigan owned by Smith. Two ledgers from Niles (1912-1917) and one ledger (1931-1934) from Port Hope, Michigan, probably Smith's as well are also included, along with a purchase list (1917) for supplies from his lumberyard.
Mr. Twombly's materials consist of two day books (1859-1860) and an account book (1860-1861) concerning general stores in Niles and Buchanan, Michigan. A shipping list (1859) from one of his stores is also included.
Note to the researcher - Because volume 4 is quite fragile, it has been placed in a folder and put in a box. Volume 8 is in a large envelope. Also note that accession HC 554 has not been included in this description.
- 1859 - 1934
- Smith, Dean S. (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.
1 Cubic Feet (, 2 folders, 11 volumes, plus 3 additional volumes with new accession)
Language of Materials
Gift of Dean S. Smith, 1975-06-18.
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
- Dean S. Smith Collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.