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Smith/Wallace Family Collection, 1767-1996

The collection consists mainly of material from the Smith Family of Freeport, NY. The bulk of the material is comprised of personal correspondence between Marjorie Smith Wallace and Earl Stewart Wallace from 1914-1921, letters, calling cards, photographs (including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, photographic postcards and prints), memorabilia (silver trophies, silver plates), artifacts, fabric materials and oil paintings.

Notable items include letters from Nellie Russell, who was a friend of Ella Boynton Smith and a missionary in China during the Boxer Rebellion, and a large collection of genealogical research material, including a framed genealogical sampler.