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Robert “Bob” W. Smith Collection
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Title: Robert “Bob” W. Smith
Creator: Smith, Robert W.
Biography: includes image
Provenance: : John L. Plyler, Sr., future Furman President, and Bob W. Smith both served on the Furman faculty during the 1930s. Mr. Plyler’s sons became acquainted with Bob Smith, and when he was in the Navy from 1942 – 1945, Smith sent numerous “captured” items to the Plyler boys. The Bob W. Smith Collection was donated to Special Collections and Archives by John L. Plyler, Jr. in accessions 2006-071 and 2009-021. Items from both accessions were brought together into one collection in 2011.
Extent: 1 linear ft (1 box)
Date Range: 1942-1945
Languages: English
Restrictions: None
Abstract: The Robert "Bob" W. Smith Collection consists of letters, currency, postcards, and photographs sent from Smith to John L. Plyler, Sr.'s sons during the time Bob was fighting overseas for the Navy during WWII, 1942-1945.
Arrangement: Arranged by material type
Scope and Content: 1 Box
Collection Inventory
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 2006-071, 2009-021