Guide to the Francis Albert Smith Papers SCM0339

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Francis Albert Smith papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0339
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date (inclusive): 1922-circa 1940
Summary: Collection includes two appointment letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur, 1922-23; 3 letters from Edward C. Franklin, 1923-32; fundraising letter from Herbert Hoover re the Stanford Re-investment Fund ca. 1940; letter and menu for Sigma Xi President’s Dinner, 1924; booklet on Palo Alto, ca. 1930; and photographs of a Stanford chemistry lab and the cactus garden on campus.
creator: Smith, Francis Albert, 1897-
creator: Smith, Francis Albert,, b. 1897.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Francis Albert Smith Papers (SCM0339). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Francis Albert Smith earned three degrees in chemistry at Stanford University: AB 1922, AM 1923, and Ph.D 1926.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes two appointment letters from Ray Lyman Wilbur, 1922-23; 3 letters from Edward C. Franklin, 1923-32; fundraising letter from Herbert Hoover re the Stanford Re-investment Fund ca. 1940; letter and menu for Sigma Xi President’s Dinner, 1924; booklet on Palo Alto, ca. 1930; and photographs of a Stanford chemistry lab and the cactus garden on campus.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Franklin, Edward Curtis, 1862-1937.
Franklin, Edward Curtis,, 1862-1937.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Hoover, Herbert,, 1874-1964.
Smith, Francis Albert, 1897-
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--Students.;
Wilbur, Ray L., ((Ray Lyman),), 1875-1949.
Wilbur, Ray L., (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949
Palo Alto (Calif.)--Description and travel.
Photoprints.

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Papers