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T. Lynn Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms Coll. 015

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of manuscripts for three unpublished books. Also of interest is a memorandum on agrarian reform in Brazil written in 1952 when Smith served as an advisor to the Brazilian government.

Dates

  • 1952-1976

Creator

Access

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Biographical/Historical Note

T. Lynn Smith was born November 11, 1903, at Sanford, Colorado. He received his education at Brigham Young University (B.A.) and the University of Minnesota (M.A. and Ph. D.). He taught at Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt before coming to the University of Florida in 1949 as a professor of sociology. Smith was particularly interested in rural conditions and agricultural reform and did extensive field work in Mexico, Louisiana, Colombia, and Brazil. He was author or co-author of 17 books and 125 articles. He died March 7, 1976.

Extent

0.8 Linear feet (2 Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Manuscripts for three unpublished books on the social ecology of Latin America. Also of interest is a memorandum on agrarian reform in Brazil written in 1952 when Smith served as an advisor to the Brazilian government.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Title
A Guide to the T. Lynn Smith Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
Date
March 2005
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755