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Joseph F. Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3275
Contains photocopies of letters written by Joseph F. Smith to his sister, Martha Ann, between 1855 and 1897.

Dates

  • 1855-1897

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph F. Smith letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.25 linear ft)

Biographical History

Joseph F. Smith was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918.

Joseph F. Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.

Arrangement

Collection maintained in original order.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3275.xml

Custodial History

Gilbert Isom permitted L. Tom Perry Special Collections to photocopy letters which he obtained from Carol King.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied; Gilbert Isom; 2002.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Joseph F. Smith letters
Status
completed
Author
Morgan Crockett
Date
2010 July 9
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States