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Delavan Smith papers, 1868-1921

Author: Delavan Smith
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Picture   Visual material : English
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The collection includes personal and business papers of Delavan Smith. The papers include records of the "Indianapolis News" and other interests including the American Corporation for Investors, the Cass Cigar Manufacturing Company, the Cox Multi-Mailer Company, the Oliver Typewriter Company, the Regugio Syndicate, and the Securities Corporation Limited. Other papers concern Smith's philanthropic activities.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Delavan Smith; Charles W Fairbanks; William Henry Smith; Hilton U Brown; Jacob P Dunn; Cyrus Hall McCormick; Medill McCormick; Louis Franklin Swift; Hilton U Brown; Charles W Fairbanks; Medill McCormick; Delavan Smith; William Henry Smith
Material Type: Picture
Document Type: Archival Material, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Delavan Smith
OCLC Number: 47977780
Notes: Delavan Smith (1861-1922), born in Cincinnati, Ohio, was the son of newspaper publisher William Henry Smith. He was educated at Lake Forest Academy (Ill.) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Smith was part-owner and publisher of the "Indianapolis News" from 1892 to 1922, and had interests in other businesses including the Oliver Typewriter Company and the Cox Multi-Mailer Corporation. He was also a land speculator and involved in timber and small manufacturing enterprises.
Description: 31 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 box of photographs, 2 boxes of OVA photographs, 1 box of OVB photographs, 2 OVC graphics.

Abstract:

The collection includes personal and business papers of Delavan Smith. The papers include records of the "Indianapolis News" and other interests including the American Corporation for Investors, the Cass Cigar Manufacturing Company, the Cox Multi-Mailer Company, the Oliver Typewriter Company, the Regugio Syndicate, and the Securities Corporation Limited. Other papers concern Smith's philanthropic activities. Correspondence includes letters between Smith and his father, and friends, including Charles W. Fairbanks, Hilton U. Brown, Jacob Piatt Dunn, Cyrus and Medill McCormick, and Louis F. Swift. Also included are William Henry Smith's papers relating to the Western Associated Press, the national Republican Party, and local politics. Photographs consist of portraits of family and friends.

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