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Smith Lowry Green Collection

Identifier: MS 179-2016-018

Scope and Contents

The bulk of the papers contains artifacts from WWII, documents, correspondence, ephemera, journals, photographs, etc. from his time as a prisoner of war in Hirohata, Japan. The collection also covers his post-military life and contains Texas Christian University ephemera, photographs, correspondence, etc..


  • 1929-2009
  • 1906-1909


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Smith L. Green fought in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. He was a prisoner of war from 1942 to 1945. He also fought in the Korean War. Green attended graduate school at Texas Christian University, graduating in 1961.


3 Linear feet

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Physical Location

Vault: AD2

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated on January 12, 2012. Donated by James and Johnny Bobo.

  • Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942 Subject Source: Local sources
  • Correspondence Subject Source: {:aat=>"Art & Architecture Thesaurus", :cash=>"Canadian Subject Headings", :gmgpc=>"TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms", :ingest=>"Unspecified ingested source", :lcgft=>"Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms", :lcsh=>"Library of Congress Subject Headings", :lcshac=>"Library of Congress Children's Subject Headings", :local=>"Local sources", :mesh=>"Medical Subject Headings", :nal=>"National Agricultural Library subject headings", :ram=>"Répertoire d'autorités RAMEAU", :rbgenr=>"Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing", :rvm=>"Répertoire de vedettes-matière", :tgn=>"Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names"}
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 Subject Source: Local sources
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Printed ephemera Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
  • Prisoners of war Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • World War II - Pacific Theatre Subject Source: Local sources
Guide to the Smith L. Green Collection
Lisa Pena
July, 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-4566
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)