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Family histories

Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Scope Note: Narrative studies of families and the tracing of their lineages and histories. For lineages of people, or purebred animals in tabular or diagrammatic form see [Genealogical tables.]

Found in 636 Collections and/or Records:

Robert H. Skelton collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481561]
Identifier: MSS 1597

Collection of papers by or about Robert Hodgson Skelton. Included in the collection is Skelton's journal from his mission to India, plus a photocopy and transcription of the same. Also includes a petition for assistance to the people of Santa Cruz, California, by Skelton and other Mormon missionaries traveling to their missions without purse or scrip.

Dates: 1852-1941

Skousen--communism BYU, date of production not identified

 Item — Box 14: Series 3 [Barcode: 31197232588738], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7950 Series 3 Item 1

Slave narratives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5896
Scope and Contents Over 375 slave narratives printed from microfilm. These interviews of former slaves and children of former slaves took place between 1936 and 1938. A typescript of Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves. Narratives cover slavery in Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama. Accounts describe treatment of slaves: whipping, auctioning and slaves being forced by masters to...
Dates: approximately 1936-1938

Delmont King Smith family biographies

Identifier: MSS 6805
Scope and Contents

Contains two biographical works on the Smith family. Includes pedigrees, family group sheets, maps, and photographs on ancestors, initially in England and later in Utah and Idaho. Includes detailed information on Velva Lee Stokes Smith. Materials date from between 2008 and 2013.

Dates: 2008-2013

Smith family histories, 1865-1900

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232563202], Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 680 Series 2 File 15

Smith family history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238450]
Identifier: MSS SC 324
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Silas Sanford Smith, Mormon colonizer of Utah and Arizona in the 19th century. Also includes biographies of Albert Ricks Smith, Jesse Joel Smith, John Aikens Smith, Martha Eliza Smith, Sarah Ann Ricks Smith, Sarah Ann Smith, Silas Sanford Smith Jr., and Stephen Augustus Smith. 56 pages.

Dates: 1963

John L. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals of John Lyman Smith, and other autobiographical manuscripts, as wells as a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois, pioneering in Utah, Lyman's two missions to Europe, and his 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, Lyman's service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1950; Majority of material found within 1846-1900

Joseph Byron Smith papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233610507]
Identifier: MSS 8056
Scope and Contents

Contains several documents relating to Joseph Byron Smith's family history and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint. Includes a letter to the editor written by Smith and its response, a couple of letters from Smith's father, Joseph Bailey Smith, regarding family history, and documents relating to the Joseph Smith, Sr. Family Reunion, such as invitations and information. Dated 1923-1975.

Dates: 1923-1975

Kermit H. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233255180]
Identifier: MSS 8917
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to the life of Kermit H. Smith, including a copy of his family's history (written in 2014), and materials from his 1949-1952 mission to Argentina. Includes letters, photographs, and other documents. Materials dated approximately 1949-1952 and 2014.

Dates: approximately 1949-1952; 2014

Lorenzo Wickliffe Smith and Blanche Rogers Smith histories

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232564309]
Identifier: MSS 9086
Scope and Contents

Contains an autobiography of Lorenzo Wickliffe Smith, an autobiography of Blanche Rogers Smith, and a history of Lorenzo and Blanche's life together. The autobiography of Lorenzo and the history of Lorenzo and Blanche were compiled by Norman D. Smith, their son, approximately 1970-1979. The autobiography of Blanche was written by her in 1973. These histories contain stories of their childhoods in Snowflake, Arizona and married life in southern Arizona as businessowners of a dairy farm.

Dates: approximately 1970-1979