David C. Smith (historian)

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David C. Smith
Born 1929
Lewiston, Maine
Died 2009
Nationality United States
Institution University of Maine
Field History

David C. Smith (1929–2009) was Bird and Bird Professor of History at University of Maine, Orono.[1][2] His interests included in the relationship between geography and wealth. He was born in Lewiston, Maine and wrote The First Century: A History of the University of Maine, 1865–1965, the seminal history of the University of Maine.

In 1994, Smith won the James Madison Prize of the Society for History in the Federal Government for his article with Judy Barrett Litoff, "To the Rescue of the Crops: The Women's Land Army in World War II".[3]



  1. ^ Bloch, Jessica (November 10, 2009). "Seminal UMaine figure David Smith dies at 80". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved June 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ Riley, Dylan (November 16, 2009). "University of Maine scholar David Smith dies at 80". The Maine Campus. 
  3. ^ "University to honor author, historian Smith". Bangor Daily News. November 9, 1994.