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George Albert Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 610

Scope and Contents

Genealogy sheets, correspondence, a scrapbook, notebooks, photograph album, and memorabilia. The scrapbook was given to Smith by LDS Church leaders on his birthday in 1940 and include birthday cards from these persons. Many of the materials relate to family genealogy and Brigham Young Academy. Some of the materials deal with George Albert Smith (1817-1875), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), Elias Smith (1769-1846), Emma Hale Smith (1804-1879), and other prominent Mormons. Also included is the film "Sharing the Gospel with others."

Dates

  • 1731-1951

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

Biographical History

Eighth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Extent

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of George Albert Smith papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 April 29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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