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James D. Smillie and Smillie family papers, 1853-1957

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Jayna M. Hanson
Provenance
James Smillie, David Smillie, and Barbara Smillie Curtis donated the Smillie Family papers to the Archives of American Art in several installments between 1978 and 1990. James Smille lent photographs for microfilming in 1986.
Separated Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds materials lent for microfilming (reels 3766 and 3829) including personal photographs, photos of Smille's house in Montrose, Pennsylvania, and a photocopy of a journal. Lent material was returned to the lenders and is not described in the collection container inventory.
Related Material
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Brucia Witthoft research material on James Smillie and the Smillie family, 1830- 1999. The National Gallery of Canada holds the James D. Smillie Papers.
Funding
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Processing Information
The James D. Smillie and Smillie family papers were arranged at a preliminary level after donation and microfilmed on reels D10, 983, 1027, 1710, 2849-2854, 3483, 4386, 3766, 3829, and 3999; these reels are no longer in circulation. All accretions were merged, fully processed, described by Jayna Hanson, and digitized in 2012 with funding provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.