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Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1848-1911

John Henry Smith (1848-1911) was a politician and ecclesiastical leader in Utah. He served as an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1880 to 1911.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Reed Smoot diaries, 1880-1932

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten diaries documenting the life of Reed Smoot as kept by himself. Includes discussion of his home and family life, thoughts, and other daily events. Dated 1880-1932.

Reed Smoot microfilm, 1880-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains several rolls of microfilm, unlabelled. Includes labelled boxes of microfilm which are images of Smoot's diaries. Dated 1880-1966.

Reed Smoot mining papers, 1897-1938

 Series — Box: 68
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains files related to Smoot's involvement in mining. Includes correspondence and maps from the Big Indian Copper Company and records regarding the Gilsonite deal. Finally, pertains to work with Gold Chain Mining Company, Iron King Mining Company, Mascot Mining Company, and Western Australian Mining Laws. This demonstrates Smoot's work with these companies. Dated 1897-1938.

Reed Smoot speeches and articles, 1883-1941

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains addresses given by Smoot and articles authored by him. Includes his words on political and other subjects. Also contains his election addresses. Pertains to reclamation projects, prohibition, history, and religion. Newspaper articles address Smoot's life and success as a Senator. Dated 1883-1941.

Smith family artifacts

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 775
Scope and Contents Collection consists of physical artifacts of Hyrum Smith and his son John Smith. These include a walking stick of Hyrum Smith, a walking cane of John Smith purchased while on his mission to Denmark, Hyrum Smith's metal scales, John Smith's pistol and carrying case, Hyrum Smith's razor and case (ownership of this item is dubious; it may have belonged to his grandson, Hyrum Fisher Smith), Hyrum Smith's coin purse and notebook, a knife of uncertain ownership, and six portraits (two of Hyrum Smith,...

Reed Smoot papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1187
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and memorabilia. Most of the materials relate to Smoot's career as a senator and his activities as a church leader. His senatorial materials document his work with the United Sates Tariff Commission, as well as his confirmation hearings. His correspondents include the president of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover and...