Kirby Flower Smith papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of reprints, typed transcripts, and thirty notebooks of notes for lectures and articles dating from 1892-1916.
- Creation: 1892-1916
- Smith, Kirby Flower, 1862-1918 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.
Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
Kirby Flower Smith was professor of Latin at Johns Hopkins University. He was born in 1862, and received the A.B. degree from the University of Vermont in 1884, and the Ph.D. in Latin from JHU in 1889.
He taught at Hopkins from 1889 until his death in 1918, and published several books on the Roman elegiac poets.
1.79 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box, 3 legal size document boxes)
Language of Materials
Kirby Flower Smith (1862-1918) was professor of Latin at Johns Hopkins University from 1889 until his death in 1918, and published several books on the Roman elegiac poets. The collection consists of reprints, typed transcripts, and thirty notebooks of notes for lectures and articles dating from 1892-1916.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the university in 1920 by Mrs. Kirby Flower Smith.
Finding aid prepared by Carol Beechenoin 1985.
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