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Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972



  • Existence: 1876 - 1972

Biographical History

Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972) was an ecclesiastical leader. He served as the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1970 and 1972.

His Origin of the reorganized church ... 1909.

Rasmussen, D.M. The illustrated story of President Joseph Fielding Smith, c1982: p. 5 (b. 7-19-1876; d. 7-2-1972), Feb. 13, 2006 (Joseph Fielding Smith, the son of Joseph F. Smith; b. July 19, 1876, in Salt Lake City; d. July 2, 1972 in Salt Lake City; served as the 10th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1970 to 1972)

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Ezra Taft Benson letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311018]
Identifier: MSS SC 1260
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 31 July 1963 and addressed to Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972). The document concerns the book "The Politician," by Robert Welch and refers to a "Socialist-Communist" conspiracy against the United States.

Dates: 1963 July 31

Charles A. Callis photographs

Identifier: MSS P 22
Scope and Contents

Contains copy prints, with corresponding negatives, of photographs taken by Callis and one original collodion POP carte-de-visite taken by Abernathy, 29 High Street, Belfast, Ireland. Subjects include the Callis family, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the Southern States Mission. Dated approximately 1890-1949.

Dates: approximately 1890-1949

Dedicatory prayer of the Provo Temple

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233274841]
Identifier: UA SC 15

Founder's Day report

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231028314]
Identifier: UA 91
Scope and Contents

Report prepared by Brown, a student and secretary to Franklin S. Harris, concerning Founder's Day, October 16, 1941. Also concerns dedication of Joseph Smith Building with statements by Harris, Joseph Fielding Smith, and David O. McKay.

Dates: 1941

Heber J. Grant letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322775]
Identifier: MSS SC 2599
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 27 July 1932 and addressed to Joseph Fielding Smith, Church Historian of the Mormon Church. Grant tells Smith that he is sending book entitled "Autograph Letters and Documents of George Washington" to be placed in the Historian's Office.

Dates: 1932 July 27

Phillip L. Morgan autograph collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225527180]
Identifier: MSS 3152
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of autographed, typewritten letters from General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1935-1983

Photograph of Board of Trustees

 Digital Record
Identifier: UAP2_F240_p240top