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The collection contains drafts and manuscripts of articles, publications, reports, correspondence, photographs and similar materials associated with Mr. Gavitt's long career in writing on agriculture related subjects.
Charles Emory Smith, born 18 February 1842, in Mansfield, CT, was the son of Emory Boutelle and Arvilla Topliff (Royce) Smith. The family relocated to Albany, NY, when Charles was seven and he attended public schools and the Albany Academy, from which he graduated at sixteen. He graduated from Union College in 1861 and went on to become a journalist, diplomat and postmaster-general. He died in Philadelphia, PA, on 19 January 1908.
Charles L. Towne worked for the Hartford Courant for forty-seven years, beginning as a reporter in 1930 and retiring as associate editor of the paper in 1977. During his time as the city editor for the paper Towne began to compile an index of all the stories printed by the Courant, eventually covering news from 1956 to 1985. The papers consist of bound volumes of note cards, indexed alphabetically, and by subject.