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Dora Lee Wilder Smith Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2019-0028

Content Description

This collection consists of documents associated with the life and career of Dr. Dora Lee Wilder Smith, including correspondence, associations, writings, legal papers, medical school records, family histories, photographs, newspaper articles, and various ephemera.

Acquisition Type



This collection came to us via Dr. Dora Lee Wilder Smith's her great-nephew John F. Lee Jr. and his wife Sally.

Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: 1890 - 2008
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1928


1 Cubic Feet (1 Legal Document Box, 15.5" x 5" x 10.25"; 1 Small Box, 7.75" x 4.5" x 5.5" ), 2 Oversize Folder)


1 - Legal Document Box of 22 Folders; 1 - Small Box for artifacts: 3 pairs of glasses, 1 pair of sunglasses, 2 glass cases, small Confederate flag, orange stick, leather patch, Christmas gift tag; 1 - Oversize Folder for Chattanooga Daily Times - 2/25/1919; 1 - Oversized Folder for Blueprints of the Knoxville residence of General J.T. and Dr. Dora Lee Wilder.