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Samuel Smith papers

MS-1110
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1110

Description

The papers of Samuel Smith contain correspondence, clippings, and legal documents related to a physical altercation between Mr. Smith and an undergraduate student, Benjamin Hart. Mr. Hart worked for 'The Dartmouth Review,' a politically conservative campus newspaper. The incident received widespread national coverage and highlighted issues surrounding the perceived marginalization of conservative politics on campuses, as well as issues of freedom of speech and of the press.

Dates

  • 1982

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

The papers of Samuel Smith contain correspondence, clippings, and legal documents related to a physical altercation between Mr. Smith and an undergraduate student, Benjamin Hart.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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