Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918
- Existence: 1838 - 1918
Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918) was the sixth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving between 1901 and 1918.
Joseph Fielding Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.
Citation:His From prophet to son, 1981: t.p. (Joseph F. Smith)
LDS.org, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2006 (Joseph F. Smith; b. November 13, 1838, in Far West Missouri; d. Nov. 19, 1918, in Salt Lake City; served as 6th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1901 to 1918)
UPB files, Feb. 13, 2006 (hdg.: Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1838-1918; usage: Joseph F. Smith)
LDS.org Church History (Joseph F. Smith; b. 13 Nov 1838 to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith; migrated to Utah; served in territorial legislature; served as President of LDS Church; d. 19 Nov 1918)
Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:
Alexander L. Baugh published articles
Copies of published articles. "Blessed is the First Man Baptised in This Font" in Mormon Historical Studies 3 (Fall 2002) no. 2. "Was Joseph F. Smith Blessed by His Father Hyrum Smith in Liberty Jail?" in Mormon Historical Studies 4 (Spring 2003) no. 1. "From High Hopes to Despair: the Missouri Period 1831-39" in Ensign 31 (July 2001) no. 7.
Board of Trustees records
Contains certificates of sale and correspondence to and from Joseph B. Keeler concerning Brigham Young University lands sold to various individuals and the deeding of Brigham Young University lands to the Latter-day Saint Church, 1910-1919. 186 items.
Book of revelations
Includes eight revelations relating to individuals and Mormon doctrine, written in the hand of Annie Taylor Hyde.
Andrew Borgeson correspondence
Bush family papers
This collection, containing letters, journals, newspaper articles, and other family correspondence, has been organized into folders by year, starting in 1846 and ending in 1960.
Business papers, 1913-1958
The business series contains correspondence and other papers from Richards' various legal cases, dating 1913-1958. It includes correspondence concerning Columbia University and with Ernest L. Wilkinson.
Cannon and Willis families papers
Frank J. Cannon letter
Typewritten and signed letter written to John M. Cannon in Washington, D.C. Frank is asking John to talk to the president of the Mormon Church, Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918), concerning $15,000 in coupons which Frank gave to Smith after a conference.
Zina Young Card photographs
Collection includes photographs of various early church leaders, especially prominent women members. Includes images of Brigham Young's wives and family, Joseph F. Smith, George Albert Smith, Eliza R. Snow, and the Card family.