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T. E. Smith Collection

Biographical Note

Travis Edwin Smith was born on October 16, 1898.  He received his A.B. and M.A. degree from Mercer University.  He then achieved his Ph.D. at Peabody College for Teachers in 1932.  Mr. Smith served as registrar for the Georgia State College for Women.  He was also the Sub-Director of General Extension and a Professor of Education during his tenure.  He retired as Registrar of Georgia College in 1964.  He was married and had three children, Helen, Jan and Laura. 

Scope and Content

The T.E. Smith Collection contains several pieces of diverse information about T.E. Smith when he worked as registrar at the Georgia State College for Women and the First Baptist Church of Milledgeville.  The collection contains ground plans, meeting notes, newsletters, articles, surveys, office files, contracts, insurance information and personal correspondence in relation to the college and T.E. Smith.  It also contains chapters from "Public Education in Georgia" and other articles found in his collection. The inclusive dates range between 1777-1979.  The bulk dates are 1858, 1859 and 1876.

The T.E. Smith Collection also contains historical references, correspondence, newspaper references, notes, biographies of local pastors, revival information, a church constitution, maps and other statistical information and research relating to the First Baptist Church in Milledgeville. The inclusive dates range between 1811-1970. The bulk dates are 1930-1950. 

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