Ansel Brooks Smith, Sr. was a well-known physician with prominent patients including Sen. Arthur Vandenberg. Smith, Sr. who served during WWI as a Chief of Medicine operating on wounded soldiers and training Military physicians. The collection was donated by his son, Ansel “Bud” Smith, Jr. This collection, acquired with a recommendation from Dr. Courtwright of the History department, contains more than 1,000 World War I letters from Ansel Brooks Smith, Sr., a prominent physician during the Great War. The collection also includes envelopes, letters, telegrams, and postcards to his wife, children, and other family members.

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Submissions from 2016

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Ansel Brooks Smith, Letter Fragment, No Date Noted, No Location Noted, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith (White Star Line Stock Slip), No Date Noted, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith, Envelope with Note written on Back, No Date Noted, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, No Date Noted, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Mrs. Marie Smith-Ansel Brooks Smith, No Date Noted, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith- Mrs. Marie Smith, No Date Noted, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, No Date Noted, Lansing Michigan, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

Submissions from 1919

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, May 5, 1919, Huntington, West Virginia, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, May 3, 1919, Camphill, Viginia, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Mrs. Marie Smith-Ansel Brooks Smith, May 3, 1919, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 15, 1919, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 7, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 6, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 4, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 3, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, April 1, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 31, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 30, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 29, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 29, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 27, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 26, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 22, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 21, 1919, Portillon, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 16, 1919, Portillon France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 15, 1919, Portillion France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, March 5, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 28, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 27, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 26, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 21, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 18, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 17, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 16, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 15, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 12, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 10, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 9, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 8, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 7, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 6, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 6, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, February 2, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 31, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 30, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 29, 1919, Coblenz, Germany (Mentions wife coming down with the Grippe (Spanish Flu), Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 28, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 26, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 26, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 25, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 23, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 21, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 19, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 18, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 17, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 15, 1919, Coblenz Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 15, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 14, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 13, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 11, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 11, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 10, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 9, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 8, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 7th, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 6, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 4, 1919, Coblenz, Germany (Mentions Father having Flu-recovered), Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 3, 1919, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, January 1, 1919, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

Submissions from 1918

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 31, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 28, 1918, Coblenz, Germany (Mentions 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic), Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 28, 1918, Coblenz, Germany (Mentions "Troubles with Fever"), Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 27, 1918, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith and Family, December 25, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 23, 1918 and December 24, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 20, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 19, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 18, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 17, 1918, Coblenz, Germany, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 9, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 8, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 6, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 4, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, December 2, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 28, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 28, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 28, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 28, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 28, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 27, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 26, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 24, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 23, 1918, France (completed letter on typewriter), Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 22, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 21, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 20, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 19, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 18, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 17, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.

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Ansel Brooks Smith-Mrs. Marie Smith, November 16, 1918, France, Ansel Brooks Smith Sr.