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Bill Smith Collection
Ms2010-035

Selected Items

Created by Eric Aluise


Bill Smith, 1st grade report card, 1935-1936
Bill Smith with “The VP-23 Flyers,” pictured top row, second from the right
Bill Smith
Bill Smith sermon notes
Bill Smith, "Retton One Heckuva Coach," All Bases column, March 3, 1978
Unidentified, Bill Virdon, and Bill Smith
Bill Smith receiving his Outstanding West Virginian Award from Governor Jay Rockefeller
Outstanding West Virginian Award, September 21, 1980
Bill Smith walking with NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West
Letter from then head football coach of Auburn University, Terry Bowden, October 24, 1994
Cover of Bill Smith book, 'I’m Nobody Special' The Story Of WVU Coach Don Nehlen
Cover of Bill Smith book, “Perfect:” The Season: The Story of WVU Football Coach Don Nehlen and his Mountaineers
Bill Smith and Don Nehlen
Letter from then head football coach of West Virginia University, Don Nehlen, January 2, 2000
Autographed picture of Sam Snead
Correspondence between Sam Snead and Bill Smith, n.d.
Bill Smith and Daily Mail columnist Sol Padlipsky on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas
Bill Smith and Bobby Bowden on Martinique, in the Caribbean, 1993
Bobby Bowden letter to Bill Smith during Florida State’s 1999 national championship season
Hand-written letter from Florida State University head football coach Bobby Bowden
Letter from former West Virginia University basketball coach Gale Catlett to Bill Smith, March 28, 1996
Letter from Rod Thorn, Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations for the NBA, to Bill Smith, March 25, 1996
Bill Smith reflects on his experiences with the Charleston Daily Mail
Bill Smith at his retirement party
Charleston Daily Mail article on the life and career of Bill Smith
Bill Smith


Bill Smith Collection

West Virginia Archives and History