The Truman Smith papers (in part, photocopies) relate to the German army between World Wars I and II, national socialism in
Germany, American military intelligence activities before and during World War II, and post-war American military policy.
The collection is comprised of correspondence, memoirs, diaries, speeches and writings, intelligence reports, service records,
printed matter, personal documents, photographs, and postcards; it also includes the papers of Katharine Alling Hollister
Smith, wife of Truman Smith, and other family papers.
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.