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Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston


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Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston

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Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston, 1922 | SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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Predominant Dates:1922

Primary Creator: Smith, Daisy Lauretta (1893-1979)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of a handwritten document on Sam Houston by Daisy Smith.  A photocopy of her writings and an obituary are included.  The documents are arranged in the order previously assigned to them.  The collection is located in Thomason Room Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Subjects: Houston, Sam, 1793-1863, Huntsville (Tex.) - History, Smith, Daisy Lauretta, 1893-1979

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Daisy Smith writings on Sam Houston (1922; one file folder) contain reminisces of General Sam Houston gathered from the citizens of Huntsville, Texas in February 1922.  The writings consist of 34 handwritten pages by Daisy Smith.

Collection Historical Note

Daisy Lauretta Smith was born in Kansas in 1893.  She was a student of Sam Houston Normal Institute, class of 1919.  She earned her B.S. degree from SHNI in 1922 and the M.A. from Peabody in 1934.  Daisy L. Smith went on to teach for over 43 years for Houston Independent School District.  She died in Houston, Texas in June 1979.

Subject/Index Terms

Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Huntsville (Tex.) - History
Smith, Daisy Lauretta, 1893-1979

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Repository: SHSU Special Collections & University Archives

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The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

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Preferred Citation: Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.

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[Item 2014.s025: Daisy Smith Writings on Sam Houston, 1922 February],

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Daisy Smith was a graduate of SHNI in 1922.  The writings include the original handwritten and copy of material on Sam Houston and correspondence from Janice Falk concerning Daisy Smith.

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