Simms Family papers

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Special Collections and Archives

Simms Family papers

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Special Collections and Archives

Simms Family papers

Simms Family papers

Finding Aid

Prepared by Barbara Bass, November 15, 2002; Last Updated: April 2020


Inclusive Dates: 1900-1924
Extent: 1 cubic foot (1 record storage box)
Physical Location: Storage


This material is housed in an off-site storage facility and requires up to 5 business days for retrieval. Please call or email the department with requests for this material prior to your visit.


Scope and Content: The Simms family papers contain scrapbooks, correspondence, music, paintings, photographs, poems and clippings relating to poet J. R. Simms, singers Hattie Simms McCarthy, Jessie Simms Lorenz and other members of the family. The collection also contains some material relating to James Stillman.


Box 1
Folder -- Contents

  1. Clippings: 1900-1924
  2. Correspondence: 1900-1924
  3. Music: 1900-1924
  4. Paintings: 1900-1924
  5. Photographs: folder 1
  6. Photographs: folder 2
  7. Photographs: folder 3
  8. Poems by J. R. Simms: 1900-1924