William Smallwood collection
The bulk of collection consists of letters written by William Smallwood, although several letters addressed to Smallwood are also included. Most of the letters deal with some aspect of politics or the Revolutionary War. Smallwood relates the movements of troops in a number of letters. There are numerous letters written to John Eager Howard in 1782. Other correspondents include Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Nathanael Greene, William Paca, Thomas Johnson, George Washington and others.
- Smallwood, William, 1732-1792 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Conditions Governing Use
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0.21 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
Items in this collection were originally stored in the Vertical File. However, as the number of relevant items increased, a separate collection was created that is now housed in Manuscript storage.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Items in this collection were acquired at various times. most of the items have distinct accession numbers.
Existence and Location of Copies
There is a photostat copy of a of letter from Smallwood to George Washington in 1778. The original belongs to the Library of Congress.
- Guide to the William Smallwood collection
- Under Revision
- Melinda K. Friend
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- 2019-12-28: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.