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H. Alexander Smith Papers

The H. Alexander Smith Papers document his career as a lawyer, executive secretary and lecturer at Princeton University, and United States Senator from New Jersey. The bulk of documentation focuses on his tenure in the Senate and the period immediately after, when he served as a Special Consultant on Foreign Affairs to the Secretary of State. The papers also contain documents created during his work at Princeton. They contain diaries he kept daily, correspondence both personal and professional, speeches given before the Senate and copies of legislation sponsored by Smith, notes, photographs, and memorabilia (including scrapbooks, clippings, awards, certificates, and ephemera).Please see series descriptions in contents list for additional information about individual series.