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George Peabody Wetmore papers relating to William Smith Jr.

Title
George Peabody Wetmore papers relating to William Smith Jr., 1903-1932.
Author
Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921
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box 1Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 23291 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Armorial bookplates.
  • Photographs.
Note
  • The collection was originally described as a scrapbook; materials are not bound together.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Source (note)
  • Donated by Frank Veeder, 1969.
Processing Action (note)
  • Original letters and documents pertaining to William Smith Jr., his father William Smith (1697-1769), and his brother Joshua Hett Smith have been transferred to the Division's Miscellaneous Personal Name Files collection; photocopies are retained in this collection.
Call Number
MssCol 23291
OCLC
986790203
Author
Wetmore, George Peabody, 1846-1921, creator.
Title
George Peabody Wetmore papers relating to William Smith Jr., 1903-1932.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
George Peabody Wetmore was the 37th governor of Rhode Island and later a U.S. senator from the State. The George Peabody Wetmore papers consist chiefly of his correspondence with dealers, librarians, and others regarding the location or purchase of books, papers, and portraits associated with American loyalist William Smith Jr. and his family, and the acquisition of Smith's papers by The New York Public Library. Also present is his daughter Maude A.K. Wetmore's correspondence regarding John Wollaston's portrait of William Smith Jr., acquired by her father; the original label for the portrait; photographs of the portrait; Smith family bookplates; and some printed matter concerning Smith.
Processing Action
Original letters and documents pertaining to William Smith Jr., his father William Smith (1697-1769), and his brother Joshua Hett Smith have been transferred to the Division's Miscellaneous Personal Name Files collection; photocopies are retained in this collection.
Source
Donated by Frank Veeder, 1969.
Connect to:
Occupation
Art dealers.
Booksellers.
Librarians.
Politicians.
Added Author
Anderson, Edwin Hatfield, 1861-1947, Correspondent.
Wetmore, Maude A. K. (Maude Alice Keteltas), 1873-1951, Correspondent.
New York Public Library. Central Administration. Director's Office, Correspondent.
Research Call Number
MssCol 23291
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