Joseph F. Smith letters
Scope and Contents
Contains photocopies of letters written by Joseph F. Smith to his sister, Martha Ann, between 1855 and 1897.
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 Joseph F. Smith letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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.
1 folder (0.25 linear ft)
Collection maintained in original order.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3275.xml
Gilbert Isom permitted L. Tom Perry Special Collections to photocopy letters which he obtained from Carol King.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photocopied; Gilbert Isom; 2002.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Joseph F. Smith letters
- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 July 9
- 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.