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Box 7

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Robert E. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 535
Scope and Contents The Robert E. Smith papers include creative writings and related papers from the life and career of Robert E. Smith. The collection primarily comprises manuscripts for short stories, poems, essays, novels and novellas, sermons, and plays. The collection also includes research documents on various topics, notably orator John Walker and mystery solving; instruction materials from the classes Smith taught in the Purdue Communication Department; and personal documents such as correspondence, travel...
Dates: 1939 - 2014

Personal, 1939 - 2014

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 535, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains personal documents of Robert Smith, particularly those relating to his religious life and his travels. Some materials relating to Smith's education, family, and community involvement are included, as well as his correspondence.
Dates: 1939 - 2014

Correspondence, 1977 - 2013

 Sub-Series — Box: 7
Identifier: MSF 535, Series 4, Sub-series 4
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains some of Smith's personal and professional correspondence. Smith's folder titles have been maintained wherever possible. Titles in brackets were added during processing.
Dates: 1977 - 2013

Religious Life, 1984 - 2014

 Sub-Series — Box: 7
Identifier: MSF 535, Series 4, Sub-series 5
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains notes from personal studies on several biblical books as well as works by Christian authors N.T. Wright and Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Smith's folder titles were maintained wherever possible. Titles added during processing are in brackets.
Dates: 1984 - 2014

Community Involvement , 1999, 2012

 Sub-Series — Box: 7
Identifier: MSF 535, Series 4, Sub-series 6
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains documents from Smith's involvement with the Lafayette Chambe Singers and the Wabash Valley Trust for Historical Preservation.
Dates: 1999, 2012