The Senate Committees Subseries consists of documents collected by Smith during his service on various Senate Committees. The materials in the Foreign Relations Committee section document Smith's involvement in U.S. foreign policy matters such as the Korean War, post-World War II Japan, Taiwan, and Communist China. This section also reflects Smith's continued interest in European recovery efforts. Other material of interest includes documents pertaining to President Truman's demotion of General MacArthur, the formation of NATO, and Senator Joseph McCarthy. The materials in the Education and Labor Committee section document Smith's involvement in U.S. domestic policy matters such as labor unions and management relations, the Taft-Hartley Act, health care, and public education. The Other Committees section includes documents related to the District of Columbia, Judiciary, Military Affairs and Privileges, and Elections Committees. Documents in this subseries include correspondence, bills, reports, notes, surveys, press releases, and photographs.