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Smith, Otis W.



Otis W. Smith attended the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri and made his career as a pharmacist. He married Mattie Dowdall and they had at least one child, a son. He worked in Sedalia, Missouri for Metez & Hale. He also lived in St. Louis and Joplin, Missouri.

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Otis Smith Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0066
Identifier: MSS-0066
Content Description The diary of Otis W. Smith documents his life beginning with his enrollment in the College of Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri through his working life, marriage, and family life. The diary mentions attending his first masquerade ball, taking the first woman he was not related to out, meeting his wife Mattie Dowdall and their courtship, the birth of their son, information about their home, people he meets, purchases he makes including two 'Indian clubs' and a pistol. The following...
Dates: 1880-1894