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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 7 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 mementoes, 1877-1967

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains ephemeral artifacts and mementoes from the life and career of Reed Smoot. Includes objects such as Smoot's election pins, memorials written by others about Smoot, and Christmas cards. Also consists largely of invitations to events and calling cards. Dated 1877-1967.

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 newspaper clippings, 1897-1942

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains newspaper clippings on the career of Reed Smoot. Primarily deals with news about the Smoot hearings, found in both Utah newspapers and other newspapers. Also contains articles on Smoot's opinion on prohibition and his election reports. Dated 1897-1942.

Reed Smoot subject files, 1837-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1187 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains research files arranged by subject which pertained to Smoot's career and work. Includes several files on the Mormon church and its history, particularly with polygamy. Also includes many economic papers, agriculture and forestry reports, and war during Smoot's political career. Dated 1837-1966.

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...