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George Albert Smith diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 432
This collection contains photocopies of a typescript of a diary by Smith with miscellaneous correspondence. Smith's diaries cover the years 1834-1840 when he was with Zion's Camp and was serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern and Southern States and in Great Britain. Also included are an autobiography and a diary by Lucy Meserve Smith, a wife of George A. Smith, and the autobiography of another of Smith's wives, Hannah Mariah L. Smith. Writings of George A. Smith's granddaughter, Zora Smith Jarvis, are also included in the collection. These items relate to George A. Smith and his various activities.

Dates

  • 1834-1953

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 George Albert Smith diary and correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 folders (0.08 linear ft.)

Overview

Photocopies of a typescript of a diary by Smith with miscellaneous correspondence. Also included are an autobiography and a diary by Lucy Meserve Smith, a wife of George A. Smith, and the autobiography of another of Smith's wives, Hannah Mariah L. Smith. Writings of George A. Smith's granddaughter, Zora Smith Jarvis, are also included in the collection.

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, 2010.

Creator

Title
Register of George Albert Smith diary and correspondence
Status
completed
Author
L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Date
1834-1953
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid encoded in English
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Revision Statements

  • finding aid revision date not supplied: 2010-04-09 GilEADized to correct small errors. Updated to DACS and CCLA compliance by Anita Hawkins.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States