This fonds documents Madge Smith's professional activities as an art dealer and photographer over several decades. It includes business and personal correspondence with art galleries, art centres, museums, art clubs, and art associations, as well as with prominent writers, artists, and politicians, including Lord Beaverbrook, Molly Bobak, Bruno Bobak, Miller Brittain, Kjeld Deichmann, Erica Deichmann Gregg, Hugh John Flemming, Milton Gregg, Dorothy Gregg, Lucy Jarvis, Pegi Nichol MacLeod, Alden Nowlan, Leonard O'Brien, Charles G. D. Roberts, Frances Roberts, and Goodridge Roberts.
The bulk of the fonds consists of more than 1200 photographs taken by Madge Smith of landmarks, buildings, residences, ceremonies, celebrations, or street scenes of Fredericton and surrounding area and of communities located on the Miramichi and the Fundy Coast -- Saint John, St. Andrews, Grand Manan, and Campobello. A number of photographs of Pegi Nichol MacLeod are also included. The photographs have been transferred to the Photographic Section (P120).
There are also printed materials on writers and artists, scrapbooks, guest books, newspaper clippings, and copies of bills and receipts.