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Smith was a graduate of Wake Forest College (Class of 1882) and member of the Euzelian Literary Society, and was a merchant in Timmonsville, South Carolina. He later served as Lt. Governor of South Carolina, President of the Baptist State Convention of South Carolina, and Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention.

His papers consist of biographical information and a photograph of Smith; an autograph book containing statements from Wake Forest classmates and faculty; an alumni card signed by Dr. William Louis Poteat; a photograph of the Class of 1892 (Wake Forest College); and clippings about Smith, his portrait being presented to the college, and a newspaper photograph.

Biographical and Historical Note

Smith was a graduate of Wake Forest College (Class of 1882) and member of the Euzelian Literary Society, and was a merchant in Timmonsville, South Carolina. He later served as Lt. Governor of South Carolina, President of the  Baptist State Convention of South Carolina, and Vice President of the  Southern Baptist Convention.

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Collection Overview

His papers consist of biographical information and a photograph of Smith; an autograph book containing statements from Wake Forest classmates and faculty; an alumni card signed by Dr. William Louis Poteat; a photograph of the Class of 1892 (Wake Forest College); and clippings about Smith, his portrait being presented to the college, and a newspaper photograph.

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Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Smith, Charles Aurelius, 1861-1913
Title
Charles Aurelius Smith Papers,
ID
MS538
Date [inclusive]
1882-1913
Extent
0.25 linear feet 1 half-letter box
General Physical Description note
1
Mixed materials [Box]
1

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Acquisitions Information
Gifts from Mrs. Byrd Lucius Hammett, 207 S. Lyles Ave., Landrum, South Carolina 29356, and her sister, March 18, 1999. 
Processing Information
Processed by John Woodard. Encoded by Apex, March, 2005. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), with support provided through North Carolina ECHO
Preferred Citation
MS 538, Charles Aurelius Smith Papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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