University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smith, George E.
Title: Smith, George E., Papers
Dates: 1917-1919
Abstract: Comprised of military records, a photograph, a ticket, and a two-franc note, the George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919, document Smith's military service during World War I.
Accession No.: 87-332
Extent: 5 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born in Spring City, Tennessee, farmer George E. Smith joined the United States Army on May 26, 1918, at Moody, Texas. He served as a private during World War I before returning to Texas, where he was discharged at Camp Travis on June 21, 1919.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of military records, a photograph, a ticket, and a two-franc note, the George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919, document Smith's military service during World War I. The military records include Smith's enlistment papers, discharge and activation cards. A photograph portrays the U. S. S. Leviathan, while the ticket provided passage on the naval ship. Additionally, the collection contains a two-franc note.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Smith, George E. -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
Subjects
Leviathan (Ship)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George E. Smith Papers, 1917-1919, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

box
2.325/E480 Papers