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Smith, Justin Harvey, 1857-1930

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1857 - 1930

Justin Harvey Smith was born on January 13, 1857 in Boscawen, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1877 and Union Theological Seminary in 1881. Smith was professor of modern history at Dartmouth College from 1899-1908. Before coming to Dartmouth, he worked for Charles Scribner's Sons publishers and Ginn and Company. In 1908, he resigned his professorship to pursue historical research, publishing "The Annexation of Texas" in 1911 and "The War with Mexico" in 1919. Other publications include "Our Struggle for the Fourteenth Colony" (1907), "Arnold's March from Cambridge to Quebec" (1903) and "The Troubadours at Home" (1899). Smith died in 1930.

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Justin Harvey Smith manuscripts

MS-176
 Collection
Identifier: MS-176
Overview Justin Harvey Smith (1857-1930), professor of modern history. Dartmouth College Class of 1877. The collection contains handwritten drafts of a book by Justin Harvey Smith on travel, with descriptive notes on various localities and sites. Some poetry and story-type dialogue are also included.