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Smith, Culver H.



Culver H. Smith (1896-1979) was born in North Carolina. He had degrees from Trinity University and Yale University, as well as a Ph.D from Duke University. Smith was a tenured professor at the University of Chattanooga and a visiting professor at Duke University, and the Universities of Kentucky, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. He served as the Head of the History Department at the University of Chattanooga until 1961 and officially retired in 1966. After his retirement he continued his research and publishing, including his book, Press, Politics and Patronage, which he published in 1977.


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Culver Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-037
Scope and Contents The collection ranges from 1932 to 1979 including teaching material (class notes and exams), papers, manuscripts, and research material and notes of Dr. Culver Smith, history professor, and department chair, at the University of Chattanooga. Includes notes, manuscripts and drafts of his book, Press, Politics and Patronage (University of Georgia Press, 1977). Also material relating to Dr. Smith’s involvement with the local performing arts scene, including the Chattanooga Symphony, the...
Dates: 1932-1979
Found in: Manuscripts