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C. Page Smith Papers

Identifier: TMD202

Scope and Contents

Collection contains newspaper clippings, obituaries (1995), copies of photographs (1949, 1950), manuscript copy of Time and Tide: Reflections on the Strange Journey of Old Age by Smith (1992), correspondence regarding Smith's death (1995).


  • 1949-1995


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Pageward Smith was born in Maryland on September 6, 1917 and had completed his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College in 1940. During WWII, Smith served with the 10th Mountain Division as company commander of Company C of the 85th Infantry. Following the war, he earned his doctorate at Harvard and became a noted historian, writer and professor of history who wrote a number of scholarly works on history. Smith died in California on August 28, 1995.


.25 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; C. Page Smith; Unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

C. Page Smith Papers
Keli Schmid
March 27, 2020
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States