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Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. report card and biography

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0050

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an 1898 report card for Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. while at Washington College. There are also two copies of Smith’s biography published through the American Society of Civil Engineers.


  • 1898; 1944

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical Information Note

Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. (1879-1944) was born in Chestertown, Maryland on July 30 to Marion deKalb Smith (1850-1910) and Addie Burchinal Smith (1851-1924). After graduating from Washington College in 1898 he received a degree in Civil Engineering from Cornell University in 1901. He then began his career with the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. He worked with the railroad until 1924 when he returned to the family estate in Chestertown. He became an active member of the community, schools, and the Kent County Historical Society. He died January 20, 1944.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Acquisition information

Biography was a gift of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Finding Aid to the Marion deKalb Smith, Jr. Report Card and Biography
L. Sheldon
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown MD 21620