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Joseph G. Smith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1726

Scope and Contents


Physician. Records (1906-1955) kept by Smith regarding the more than 4,000 obstetrical cases he attended in Washington County, Oklahoma; publications (1924-1946) regarding the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Bartlesville; medical articles (1924-1928) published by Smith; a newsletter (1946) of the Bartlesville YMCA; and certificates and diplomas (1888-1952) awarded to Smith by medical schools and societies, including a license to practice (1903) issued by the Territory of Oklahoma.


  • Creation: 1888-1955

Restrictions on Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Available for public access.


.10 Cubic Feet (.10 ft.)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Dr. Joseph G. Smith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records: Source of acquisition--Smith, Dr. Joseph G. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1954.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Monnet Hall, 3rd Floor
630 Parrington Oval
Norman Oklahoma 73019