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Joseph F. Smith letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7684
Contains one letter from Joseph F. Smith to Sister Roundy. The letter discusses the poor health of Grandma Matmough, and tells Sister Roundy how she can reach Joseph F. Smith if necessary. The collection also contains a transcript of the letter.

Dates

  • 1888

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

Extent

1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical history

Joseph F. Smith was the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918.

Joseph F. Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.

Arrangement

Materials are left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Roslyn C. Wilson in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Roslyn C. Wilson; 2010.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Illustrates family concerns in the late 1800s in Utah.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription available in Folder 1.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of the Joseph F. Smith letter
Author
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Date
2011 June
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