Finding Aid

Thomas Mackie Smith Papers

UPT 50 S662

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Summary Information

Prepared by
DiAnna L. Hemsath
Preparation date
April 2006
Date [inclusive]
1826-1847
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

A. Felix DuPont presented the Smith papers to the University on March 26, 1936.

ARRANGEMENT

The Thomas Mackie Smith papers contain one series, Papers, that is arranged chronologically.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Thomas Mackie Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 27, 1809. His parents were Francis Gurney Smith and Eliza Mackie. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned the degrees of A.B. in 1828 and M.D. in 1831. He served as a resident physician in the Philadelphia Almshouse. In 1834, he married Eleuthere DuPont and moved to Delaware. Smith joined the Delaware Medical Society in 1847. He died of rheumatism in 1852.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Papers series (1826-1847) contains documents relating to Smith’s attendance at the University of Pennsylvania, including lecture tickets, a commencement announcement, a commencement program and a registrar’s bill. In the correspondence folder are letters to and from a Ms. Emma Kenyon regarding Smith’s medical advice given to her father. There are also letters concerning rental property and travel.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
University of Pennsylvania. School of Medicine.

Inventory

 

Papers 

Box

Folder

Documents related to U. of P. attendance and graduation 1826-1831 

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1

Lecture tickets, U. of P. 1828-1831 

1

2

Membership cards, medical professions 1830-1849 

1

3

Correspondence 1834-1883 

1

4

Essay, “On Exile” 1836 

1

5

Announcement “Esercizio Accademico…Alunni del Pontificio Collegio Urbano…” 1847 

1

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