Letters from John Smart in America to his mother, pasted into scrapbooks with additional material, including postcards, photographs, newscuttings and printed items, with comments and explanations by Smart.
MS.Add.8663: Typescript copies of letters of 1932-1933, 160 pages. There is an introduction at the front of the volume, 12 August 1934. In a wallet at the back are a number of loose items, including a 'Report on work during the academic year 1932-33 by John Smart'. Pages 138-160 are unused.
MS.Add.8664: Typescript copies and original manuscript letters covering 1952-1953, 160 pages. Inserted at the front of the volume are the 'Diary of British Columbia trip', 20 pages, and 'Diary of Mexican trip', 16 pages. Pages 140-160 are unused.