SMOAK, WILLIAM WIGHTMAN, 1877-1947
From The Citadel Archives Guide
1 linear ft. (2 boxes).
Editor of , member of Polytechnique Society, Citadel graduate 1900.
Smoak was expelled in 1898 due to the cadet rebellion (Cantey Rebellion), but was later reinstated.
Diaries 1897-1900; monthly grade reports from 1899 and 1900 incomplete; Polytechnique Society speeches 1900; dummy copy of 1900; delinquency reports; class notes and compositions.
Finding aid in repository.
Diary 1899, March 17-December 30.
Citadel graduate 1900.
November 4, 1899 page 79 "After supper our class met to decide on a ring design. Designs were sent up and we chose one with a palmetto tree upon one side a ruby set and letters S.C. While on the other side of them." Thering is on display in teh Museum.
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