Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith oral histories
Scope and Contents note
Oral histories of Willard Richards Smith and Florence Grant Smith, transcribed by Kathleen Hughes. Collection includes seven audio cassettes and an accompanying container list, an edited transcript, an original transcript, a final version complete with table of contents and footnotes, a final, bound transcript, and a page of genealogical information on Willard and Florence. The tapes were recorded from reels recorded between 1963 to 1971, and the transcripts were edited and bound in 1993 by Willard C. Smith.
- Hughes, Kathleen H., 1944- (Person)
- Smith, Florence Grant (Person)
- Smith, Willard C. (Person)
- Smith, Willard Richards, 1884-1972 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from oral histories of Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Willard Richards Smith was born November 20, 1884 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph Fielding Smith and Sarah Ellen Richards. He and his wife Florence had six children. Willard died September 11, 1972 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Florence Grant Smith was born February 7, 1888 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Heber Jeddie Grant and Lucy Stringham. She married Willard Richards Smith February 3, 1910 in Salt Lake City. Florence died March 6, 1977 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
4 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Oral histories of Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith, taken on reels from 1963 to 1971 and transcribed and edited in 1993 by Willard C. Smith.
Custodial History note
Donated by Willard C. Smith in 1994.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Willard C. Smith; 1994.
Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Processing Information note
Processed; Karen Glenn; 28 April 2009.
- Register of Willard Richards and Florence Grant Smith oral histories
- Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.