Alex W. Smith, Jr. papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS966
Scope and Content
Correspondence, military service documents, and United States Army manuals form the bulk of this collection. The correspondence documents the service of an officer in the U.S. Army in the United States and France during World War I. The collection also contains copies of Army issued newspapers, The Stars and Stripes, The Hour Glass of the Seventh Division, and The Pontanezen Duckboard. Also included is postwar correspondence with the Army Reserve, American Battle Monuments Commission, and the U.S. Treasury Department.
- 1905-1936, undated
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Alexander Wyly Smith, Jr., an Atlanta attorney, born July 21, 1886, was called to active duty on August 27, 1917. He was promoted to Captain on November 27, 1917 and served in France, September 16, 1918-June 1919. He was the Captain of Company M, 55th Regiment, Seventh (7th) Division, United States Army.
2 linear ft. (2 document cases; 1 oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was reprocessed in 2013.
- Alex W. Smith, Jr. papers
- Josh Hogan
- April 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.