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James Edward Smoot papers

 Collection — Box: SFC1 [F09.090.02.01], Folder: 24
Identifier: MS0024

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter and advertising brochures relating to Smoot's book, Marshal Ney Before and After Execution (Charlotte: Queen City Printing Co., 1929).


  • 1929 - 1931


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical History

James Edward Smoot (January 1, 1868-January 17, 1949) was the third son of Rev. James Franklin and Virginia Brittingham Smoot. He earned an MD from the Baltimore School of Medicine and the University of Maryland 1893. He opened a medical practice in Concord, NC in 1894, practicing general medicine and minor surgery for 26 years.

Smoot was also interested in local history. He wrote and published Marshal Ney: Before and After Execution in 1929. Prior to his death in 1949 he had completed the manuscript of "An Encyclopedic History of Cabarrus County and Territory from 1732-1944."


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Language of Materials



Letter and advertising brochures relating to Smoot's book, Marshal Ney Before and After Execution (Charlotte: Queen City Printing Co., 1929).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Harry Dalton (laid in autographed copy of Smoot's book).

Processing Information

Processed by James Kusik

James Edward Smoot papers
James Kusik
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated

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