Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911
- 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:
File — Box: 4, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSS 15 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include a copy of a letter to John Henry Smith from his son Nicholas G. Smith about John's testimony at the Smoot hearings at Washington D.C. In the letter, Nicholas thanks his father for standing up for his beliefs and mentions Winslow Farr Smith, his brother and Orson F. Whitney's eventual son-in-law. Dated January 6, 1905.
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.
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.
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1436
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and scratch notes. The letters are addressed to Jesse Nathaniel Smith from his relatives John Henry Smith and Joseph Fielding Smith. The authors discuss the present and possibly future social and political ramifications of the Edmunds Act (1882), and the Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887) on their lifestyles as polygamous Mormons.
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1364
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...