Fredrika Shumway Smith papers

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

5 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 ovesize box) of material consisting of book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adults books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.

Biographical Historical Note

Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of Chicago banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith, was an author of books for children and young adults from the 1940s through the 1960s.