Zina D. H. Young family papers and photographs
Scope and Contents
The Zina D. H. Young family papers and photographs included photos and papers pertaining to Zina D. H. Young and her family. Notable items include a letter from Zina D. H. Young to her husband, President Brigham Young, and a photograph of the "Three Zinas": Zina D. H. Young, Zina Young Card, and Zina Card Brown.
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 Zina D. H. Young family papers and photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Zina D. H. Young was born 31 January 1821 in Watertown, New York, to William Huntington and Zina Baker Huntington. Zina was baptized into the LDS Church by Hyrum Smith on 1 August 1835. On 7 March 1841 Zina married Henry Bailey Jacobs, with whom she had two sons: Zebulon Williams Jacobs and Henry Chariton Jacobs. Later that year, she married to Joseph Smith, Jr. on 27 October 1841. On 2 February 1846 she maried Brigham Young with whom she had a daughter, Zina Presendia Young. In addition to her three biological children, she raised four stepchildren (Mary, Clarissa Maria, Willard, and Phoebe) after their mother Clarissa Ross Chase Young died. In her later years, Zina served as Relief Society General President beginning in 1888 until her death on 27 August 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
4 folders (0.32 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
The original documents are in the possession of Zola Marie Sampson. She loaned the originals to BYU in April 2007 to scan and photocopy. The originals were than returned to the donor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation; Zola Marie Sampson; 2007.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Contents The Zina D. H. Young family papers and photographs includes three archival series: I. Zina D. H. Young papers, 1876-1989 -- II. Zina Card Brown photographs, 1892-1896 -- III. Miscellaneous papers, 1884.
- Brown, Zina Young Card, 1888-1974
- Card, Joseph Y., 1885-1956
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Home and Family
- Mormon families
- Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
- Social Life and Customs
- Temple work (Mormon Church)
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901
- Register of Zina D. H. Young family papers and photographs
- Rose Frank
- 2011 June 13
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States