Ralph Adam Smith, 1940s-1970s


Ralph A. Smith

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes the manuscript and research for his book "Little House Under the Prairie," which is a history of dugouts and dugout living in Texas. Books and periodicals have been removed and catalogued appropriately in C Collection.

Biographical Note

Ralph A. Smith was a former professor of history at ACU

Donor Note

Smith Family


The collection has not yet been arranged.

Content List

Boxes 1-2: personal notes alphabetized by subject Box 3: handwritten and typed copies of "Little House Under the Prairie" Boxes 4-8: personal papers and notes Box 9: personal papers, notes, and slides


Texas History--Dugouts



Extent of Collection

13.5 linear feet (9 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #194

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Closed to public research. Contact Milliken Special Collections for assistance

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

ACU StaffAudrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Smith, Raplh A.; "Little House Under the Prairie"


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