Smith Barney Shearson Inc. yesterday became Smith Barney Inc., reverting to the original name of the investment banking and brokerage firm.

The former name, Smith Barney Shearson, was the result of the acquisition by Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co, in July of 1993, of the retail and asset management businesses of Shearson Lehman Brothers Inc.

Smith Barney, which acquired Harris, Upham & Co. in 1976, was originally Smith, Barney & Co.

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