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Evelyn Smith papers

Identifier: umja0095

Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative materials including meeting minutes, bulletins, correspondence, committee materials, certificates, and board materials from various organizations including the Jewish Family Service, Hadassah St. Paul, Planned Parenthood, and the Minnesota Historical Society, with materials dating between 1956 and 2006.


  • 1956-2006


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.


This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Evelyn Smith was a community activist and social worker, especially as president and active board member of the Jewish Family Service in St. Paul. She passed away in December 2005 at the age of 83. Her parents were Philip and Pauline Steinberg, and her brother was Milton Steinberg. Her husband was also named Milton.


1.15 Cubic Feet (1 Paige box)

Language of Materials



This collection contains administrative materials from Evelyn Smith's career as a social worker (her special area was helping children with cleft palates and their families), and as an activist in many organizations, especially Jewish Family Service and United Jewish Fund and Council of St. Paul.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest first by Evelyn Smith herself in 1992, and added to by her estate after her passing in 2006.

Evelyn Smith papers, 1956-2006
Erin Smerage
April 2017
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Collecting Area Details

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