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Clifford Smith correspondence about cockfighting

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 15732

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Scope and Contents

This collection of Clifford Smith correspondence about cockfighting in Boston, Massachusetts from 1936 to 1956 is about 235 items, 19 folders, one half-size legal document box, totaling .04 cubic feet. Also included is cockfighting weights and scores.

Dates

  • 1936-1956

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Fourteen men correspond about chickens, farming, and cockfighting in 1936-1956 in Boston, Massachusetts. Clifford Smith, E. T Piper, Frank Fuller, Thomas F. Dillane, J. Elmer Ehrhart, Charles W. Earnest, David M. Kellogg, E. W. Law, Jerome Vogeler, J. H. Wisecup, Nee P. Patterson, Bill Gorman, Andrew O'Connor, Rudolph Weld, A. S. Wigg, and Ivan Erickson.

Extent

.04 Cubic Feet (correspondence and cockfighting scores) : 19 folders in a half-size legal document box

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by correspondence in chronological order followed papers about cockfighting scores

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Bartleby's Books by the Small Special Collections at the University of Virginia Library on April 1, 2014.
Title
Clifford Smith correspondence about cockfighting
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
3/14/17
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States