Guide to the Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0446
Creators:
Smith, Walker R., 1910-
Dates:
circa 1936-1991
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
1 box
100 Photographic prints
11" x 14", 8" x 10", 6" x 11", 4" x 10", 5"x 7", 4" x 5", and smaller.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of the rural Maryland village of Doubs and environs; subjects include trains and railroad subjects, farming activities, grocery stores, people at work and play, etc.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arranged by size and topic, access at topical level.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The photographer has been photographing a small Maryland village area, Doubs (and Adamstown) for over fifty years (ca. 1930s to date of gift). Much of his work is personal, but some is semi-professional work for friends and neighbors.

Administration
Location of Originals
Negatives,in collection of Walker R. Smith,,U.S.A.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Mary June Owen, 1995
Author
Mary June Owen
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Walker R. Smith, 1992, March 11.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints, Archives Center, ca. 1936-1991, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Reproduction restricted: donor retains reproduction rights. Some prints are marked with copyright notice.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
All photographs have been in Mr. Smith's custody continuously. Many were printed by him, but others were printed by commercial photofinishers.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Inventory available.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Railroads -- Trains -- 1930-1990 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Agriculture -- 20th century -- Maryland Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adamstown (Md.) -- 1930-1990 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Groceries -- Stores -- 1930-1990 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stores -- 1930-1990 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Doubs (Md.) -- 1930-1990 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maryland -- rural -- 1930-1990 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives