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Albert Smith diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 453
Photocopies of a handwritten diary and a typescript copy. Smith's materials include an autobiography of his early life in Massachusetts and his experiences with the Mormons in Far West, Missouri. His diary starts in 1842 and includes information on where he lived and his experiences in the Mormon Battalion.

Dates

  • 1842-1880

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 Albert Smith diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

2 folders (0.2 linear ft.) : 134 p.

Biographical / Historical

Mormon pioneer and farmer who lived in Nauvoo, Illinois; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Manti, Utah. Smith served as quartermaster sergeant for Company B of the Mormon Battalion.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original holographs are in LDS Church Library Archives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Title
Register of Albert Smith diaries
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
13 April 2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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