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Elias Smith diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1822
Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Smith writes about coming to Kirtland, Ohio, in 1836 and his subseqent moves to Nauvoo, Illinois, and to Utah in 1851. He held numerous positions in the Mormon Church and was active as a businessman and as a politician.

Dates

  • 1836-1888

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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

Extent

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Mormon Church leader and Utah businessman, editor, and politician.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Elias Smith diaries
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 April 13
Description rules
appm
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