Deering G. Smith papers, 1912 - 1918Manuscript MS-1265

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Title:

Deering G. Smith papers, 1912 - 1918

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1265

Collection Dates:

1912 - 1918

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Deering G. Smith (1896-1965), physician. Dartmouth Medical School 1916-1918. The collection contains notebooks and baseball score books.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Deering G. Smith contain notebooks with surveying records of various grounds and buildings around Dartmouth College, formulas for drugs, notes on "Medical Chemistry," as well as baseball score books from New Hampshire schools including Nashua, Concord, Manchester, Lowell as well as Dartmouth College.

Biography

Deering Greeley Smith was born on June 5, 1896 in Hudson, NH. He attended Dartmouth Medical School from 1916-1918, before moving on to Yale Medical School from which he graduated with an MD in 1920. He began a general practice in Nashua, NH, in 1921, and practiced medicine there for the next forty-four years. He was also a medical advisor for the NH Department of Public Welfare, examining physician of the U.S. Bureau of Pensions, a consultant for the Veterans Administration in Manchester, as well as a contract physician for the NH National Guard. In addition, Smith was prominent in the United States and North American curling circles, having taken up the sport in the 1950s. He died on April 16, 1965.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, 1912-1918

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1912-1918

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, High School Baseball Score Book, 1912
  • Folder: 2, High School and Dartmouth College Baseball Score Book, 1915-1916
  • Folder: 3, Surveying Records, 1916
  • Folder: 4, Laboratory Records, Department of Chemistry, Dartmouth College "Medical Chemistry", 1917-1918
  • Folder: 5, Formulas for Drugs (Prescriptions), undated

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