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Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1876-1972

Biographical History

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

Citation

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)

LDS.org, 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 1 Collection or Record:

Collection of appearances of Joseph Fielding Smith, 1974 December

 Sub-Series
Identifier: FA 2 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains legends about appearances of Joseph Fielding Smith. Items were collected by students in folklore classes at Brigham Young University, Utah State University, and the University of Utah in 1974. Most of the items are typewritten, but a few of the older items are handwritten. Many of the items contain a description of how, when, and where they were collected as well as explanations of social and cultural contexts.