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Miscellaneous Smith family documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4246

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous Smith family documents, 1835-1965, which is a combination of original and photocopied documents. Materials relate to both the LDS and RLDS churches.

Dates

  • 1835-1965

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

Biographical / Historical

Cleone Smith Isom is a 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph Smith, Sr. through his son Hyrum Smith. Her brother Eldred G. Smith served as LDS Church Patriarch, as had the previous family generations back to Joseph Smith, Sr.

Extent

12 folders (0.96 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Cleone Smith Isom; 1987.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

This collection was originally part of the large Joseph Smith Sr. family collection. In December 2001, these materials were divided into separate collections by provenance as follows: the Hyrum Smith papers (Vault MSS 774), the John Smith papers (Vault MSS 803), the Hyrum Fisher Smith papers (MSS 2362), and the Hyrum Gibbs Smith papers (Vault MSS 804). The documents comprising this collection were collected by Cleone Smith Isom.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

General

Incomplete Contents Miscellaneous Smith family documents, 1835-1965, contains 8 series: (1) Religious Materials, 1835-1965; (2) Legal Documents, 1839-1860; (3) Financial Documents, 1841; (4) Biographical Information, 1869-1913; (5) Correspondence, 1888-1947; (6) Poems, 1896; (7) Newspaper Clippings, 1879-1963; and (8) Miscellaneous Items, 1907.
Title
Register of Miscellaneous Smith family documents
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 June 23
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

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