Winifred Thomas Smith papers

Winifred Thomas Smith papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Smith, Winifred Thomas
Title: Winifred Thomas Smith papers
Dates: 1942-1945
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet (4 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Winifred Thomas Smith from 1942-1945. The papers document Smith's service in the American Red Cross during World War II and include mostly scrapbooks of photographs and memorabilia relating mostly to her duty in North Africa, Algeria, and Italy. The photographs depict local points of interest, the aftermath of battle, fellow Red Cross workers, and members of the American forces. The collection also includes correspondence (1944-1945) from Charles Bogner and v-mail from Smith to her mother.
Coll. Number: ms2373

Biographical/Historical Note

Winifred Thomas Smith, American Red Cross Field Director (social worker) attached to the 106th Station Hospital during World War II.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American Red Cross.
Bogner, Charles
Women in war--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Africa.
World War, 1939-1945--Algeria.
World War, 1939-1945--Italy.
World War, 1939-1945--War work.
World War, 1939-1945--Women.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Winifred Thomas Smith papers. MS 2373. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Business Cards
3Christmas Carol Book
4Clippings, 1940s
5Date Book/Diary, 1942/1944 & 45
6Empty Envelope
7Guest Cards
10Membership cards
12Newsletters, etc.
13Newspaper Cartoons
17Postcards, etc.
18Printed material, misc.
20Ration cards, etc.
21Red Cross & Military Papers
24Writings by Albert C. Bacon
21Letters, 1940s - No date
2Letters, 1941-42
3Letters, 1943-44
4Letters, 1945
5Letters, 1946-53
6Letters, No date
7Letters (Charles Bogner), 1944
8Letters (Charles Bogner), 1945 Jan.- Feb.
9Letters (Charles Bogner), 1945 Mar.- 1946 Mar.
31-34Photo Album, 1941-45
3Photo Album, 1941-45
35Photo Album, 1931-45
36Photo Album, 1944-47
41-34Photo Album, 1944-47
35Puptent Poets of the Stars and Stripes Mediterranean compiled by CPL. Charles A. Hogan & CPL. John Welsh, III. Illustrated by SGT. Stanley Meltzoff. Edited by LT. Ed Hill, 1945
36Mud, Mules, and Mountains by Bill Mauldin
37Date Book, 1945
38 Up Front. Text and pictures by Bill Mauldin