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Series 4
Family Papers, 1946-1996, undated
Box 23

Scope and Content Note

Papers and other materials related to John Owen Smith’s personal and family life. Included are two scrapbooks assembled by his wife, Mildred Brown Smith. One contains name tags given to ministers’ and bishops’ wives at numerous church functions. The other contains cartoons and jokes about religion from a variety of popular periodical sources, most of which are not identified in the scrapbook. There are also several folders of ephemera collected by Mrs. Smith during the couple’s trips abroad; memorials written about John Owen Smith; news clippings and correspondence on honors and awards received by John Owen Smith; and a copy of a memorial of Mrs. Smith presented by Bishop Bevel Jones at a 1996 meeting of the Council of Bishops.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically and by format.

Box Folder Content
19 32 Photographs from a Trip to the Congo, 1969
23 3-4 Ephemera and Correspondence Collected by Mildred Brown Smith re: Trips to Africa, 1967-1971, undated
23 5 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, Australia, 1967, undated
23 6-7 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, China, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, 1959-1968, undated
23 8 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, Holy Lands and Europe, 1966, undated
23 9 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, Korea, undated
23 10 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, Kuala Lumpur and Borneo, 1962, 1966, undated
23 11 Ephemera from Overseas Trips Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, The Philippines, 1964-1967, undated
23 12 Ephemera from Trips to Alaska and Hawaii Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, 1962-1967, undated
23 13 Materials Related to Trips Abroad and Missionary Work Collected by Mildred Brown Smith, 1946-1975, undated
23 14 Memorial of Mildred Brown Smith, 1996
23 15 Memorials and Honors, John Owen Smith, 1960-1996
23 16 News Clippings re: John Owen Smith, 1945-1976, undated
Scrapbook of Nametags Assembled by Mildred Brown Smith, undated
Scrapbook of Jokes and Cartoons Assembled by Mildred Brown Smith, undated
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