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Biography

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Asael and Mary Duty Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334606]
Identifier: MSS 1135
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographies of Asael Smith and Mary Duty Smith, the grandparents of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are genealogies relating to the genealogy of Asael and Mary Duty Smith. The biographies are largely compilations of sources by Smith family members. The date of the composition of the item is uncertain.
Dates: 1950

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197232563194]
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1895