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Collection Title:CL 191 Cevylla McIntyre Smith PapersCreator:Booth Library
Processed By:Rachel Dworkin

The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Emily S. Reed in 2021.


Diaries; Baldwin (N.Y.); Waverly (N.Y.)


Cevylla Sadie McIntyre was born in Baldwin, New York on March 25, 1883 to Charles (1836-1918) and Julia (1846-1913) McIntyre. The family resided on their farm on Elston Hollow in Baldwin. Cevylla McIntyre worked as a dressmaker. She married Albert W. Smith in 1905 and the couple had one son who died soon after birth, as well as Smith’s son from his previous marriage. The couple lived in Waverly, New York for a number of years. Cevylla McIntyre Smith died on September 28, 1966 and is buried in Waverly.


This collection contains Cevylla McIntyre Smith's dairies from 1906-1966 (inc.) and McIntyre family photographs.

Extent:1 linear foot
Date Span:1896-1966

This collection contains Cevylla McIntyre Smith’s diaries from 1906 to 1966 and assorted photographs. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Cevylla McIntyre Smith diaries: 1906, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1916, 1918. Diaries010001
Cevylla McIntyre Smith Diaries: 1928, 1929, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1939/1940.Diaries010002
Cevylla McIntyre Smith Diaries: 1944, 1945, 1949.Diaries010003
Cevylla McIntyre Smith Diaries: 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959. Diaries010004
Cevylla McIntyre Smith Diaries: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966.Diaries010005
McIntyre family photographs, 1900-1930: Anna McIntyre, Archie McIntyre, Edna McIntyre Hilfiger, Walter Hilfiger, William McIntyre, Cevylla McIntyre Smith, Albert Smith, stillborn baby Smith, Grace McIntyre Seeley, Beman Besley, Steven Besley, Charles McIntyre, Sadie McIntyre, Ida McIntyre.Photographs010101
(11) Photographs of the McIntyre farm on Elston Hollow Road, Baldwin, and surrounding countryside, ca. 1900-1930s. Photographs010201
Memorial card for Sattie L. McIntyre, 1904. Document010301
(2) Memorial cards for Julia Etta McIntyre (Mrs. Charles McIntyre), 1913. Document010302
Cevylla McIntyre's autograph book, 1895-1897, featuring family and friends from Baldwin area. Album010303
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