The William B. Smart papers (1948-2000) is a collection of newspaper articles and other materials. Smart (b. 1922) went to work for The Deseret News in 1948, serving in several capacities until he became general editor and manager in 1974. Boxes 1 through 259 house alphabetized articles from The Deseret News and range in topic from budget issues, to civil rights, to the Pioneer State Theater in a thorough coverage of intermountain news, especially as it pertains to Utah.