Library Archives Manuscript Collection - A0041

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A0041 – Smith Family Papers

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: Smith Family Papers
Date span: c. 1956-1969
Physical description: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Creator(s): Smith family
Language note: English

 

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: Gift of Jean Smith (2017.009)

Custodial history: Donation of Jean Smith to Boynton Cultural Centre, Inc. (7 July 1999); transferred to BBCL (14 Aug 2017)

Preferred citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library

 

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scope and content note: Small collection of paper ephemera from the Smith family. Includes some real estate information in the form of deeds, homestead exemptions, and other property files for various properties in Boynton Beach and Lake Worth. Does not include substantive information on the Smith Shell Service Station.

Processing information: Collection processed in 2017 / sms
Date of finding aid: May 2019 / gc

CONTAINER LIST

Box 1
Folder 1: Banking and Investment ephemera, including statements, and mailings (1958-1970)
Folders 5-8: Ephemera, including bank receipts, pay envelope (1955), Playhouse program (1958)
Folders 9-19: Invoices for Goods and Services (1955-65, 1984)
Folders 20-27: Real Estate materials, including deeds, homestead exemptions, for various Boynton Beach and Lake Worth properties (1957-1978)
Folders 28-30: Smith's Shell Service Station ephemera, chiefly invoices (1956-1960)