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  • /1 Carte de visite, n.d.Smith as a young man.
  • /2 Carte de visite, n.d. Smith as a young man.
  • /3-4 Letter from [Daniel John] Leech to Smith sending 'congratulations and felicitations on your joining the glorious army of Benedicts', 1 Jan 1882, with envelope.
  • /5 Letter from Smith to Bosdin Leech , 17 Dec 1926, identifying the subject of a photograph as being Henry Ambrose Ledyard and giving biographical information.
  • /6 Letter from Smith to Bosdin Leech , 5 Jun 1932, referring to the burial of Andrew Boutflower and Smith's own studies in Manchester.
  • /7 Letter from Smith to Bosdin Leech , 4 Feb 1933, about identification of photographs, in particular that of Arthur Dumville, d. 1872 (Smith won the Dumville Prize in 1874, after losing out to Jordan the previous year). Smith also discusses the practice of janitors of the Royal College of Surgeons to sell photographs of the examiners to new members.
  • /8 Letter from Smith to Bosdin Leech , n.d., arranging a meeting to discuss the old MRI.
  • /9 MD entry, 1927 and notice of will, Manchester Guardian, 28 Nov 1935.
  • /10 Notice of death, 1935.
  • /11 Letter from H.S. Raper to Bosdin Leech concerning an enquiry about Smith, 5 Nov 1935.
  • /12 Letter from S.M. Garrard, assistant editor of the Alumni Felstedienses, to the Dean of the Medical School [forwarded to Bosdin Leech from Raper], 2 Nov 1935. Garrard enquires if Smith was at Felsted School in 1866, and asks for any biographical information.
  • /13 Letter from Violet Smith, Smith's widow, giving Bosdin Leech biographical details about Smith for his obituary, 28 Nov 1935.
  • /14 Letter from headmaster of Preston Grammar School, replying to Bosdin Leech that there was no record of Smith attending the school, 28 Nov 1935.
  • /15 Letter from S.M. Garrard about a biography of Smith, 15 Nov 1935.
  • /16 Holograph note (unknown hand), giving Smith's address at dates between 1877 and 1918.
  • /17 Holograph note, re. medical education.
  • /18 Holograph note, notes from J. Sutcliffe about Smith, with a comment 'to be used with care'.
  • /19 Holograph note, from letter from Smith to Bosdin Leech 17 Feb 1927, about Andrew Boutflower, and Smith's apprenticeship (* should have indenture in JRUL).
  • /20 Holograph note, anecdotes about Smith.
  • /21 Holograph note, anecdote about Smith and smallpox.
  • /22-23 Holograph note, MRI minutes.
  • /24 Holograph note, draft of obituary.