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Smith, Ethel Lucile Dimond, 1897-1986


Biographical History

Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith (1897-1986) was a former "Utah Mother of the Year" and wife to Calvin Schwartz Smith.

Ethel Lucile Dimond was born July 31, 1897, to Thomas Walter Dimond and Nora Bennion. She married Calvin Schwartz Smith on September 28, 1917. Smith was the son of Joseph F. Smith, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Together they had thirteen children.

Lucile was awarded the "Utah Mother of the Year" award in 1962.

Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith died on August 15, 1986, in Torrance, California.

UPB files (Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith; 1897-1986; b. July 31, 1897, to Thomas Walter Dimond and Nora Bennion; m. Sept. 28, 1917 to Calvin Schwartz Smith, son of Latter-day Saint Church President Joseph F. Smith; 13 children; awarded the "Utah Mother of the Year" award, 1962; d. August 15, 1986, in Torrance, Calif.)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Schwartz Smith and Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith personal papers, 1906-1976

Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains papers related to the personal life and accomplishments of Smith, and his wife Lucile. Includes awards and certificates for Calvin, and documents related to Lucile receiving the Utah Mother of the Year Award. Also includes letters from Philo T. Farnsworth and Victor L. Brown, and the missionary diary of Calvin. Dated 1906-1976.

Dates: 1906-1976

Calvin Schwartz Smith and Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith photographs, approximately 1890-1956

Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs taken or collected by Smith. Includes photographs and postcards from Smith's missionary service in Germany as well as his service as chaplain in World War I. Also includes images of Hyrum Mack Smith's graveside, Smith at Carthage Jail with Sydney B. Sperry, and the Calvin Smith family with his mother, Mary Taylor Schwartz Smith. Includes a family scrapbook and some negatives from the C. R. Savage Studio. Dated approximately 1890-1956.

Dates: approximately 1890-1956

Calvin Schwartz Smith artifacts, approximately 1914-1930

Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains artifacts owned and used by Calvin Schwartz Smith. Dated approximately 1914-1930.

Dates: approximately 1914-1930

Calvin Schwartz Smith chaplain papers, 1917-1926

Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains records related to Smith's service as chaplain during World War I. Contains a blessing given by his father prior to his military service, an order book, three volumes of reminiscenses, a dog tag, a roster of soldiers from Utah in Smith's division, correspondence, and miscellaneous documents. Dated 1917-1926.

Dates: 1917-1926

Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith family papers, 1876-1935

Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Series includes documents related to the parents, siblings, and ancestors of Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith, including primarily the Thomas Dimond and Samuel Bennion families. Includes letters, deeds, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera. Dates 1876-1935.

Dates: 1876-1935

Calvin Schwartz Smith and Ethel Lucile Dimond Smith papers

Identifier: MSS 8922
Scope and Contents Materials include items created or collected by Calvin and Lucile Smith. Most of the items relate to Calvin's time as Chaplain of the 91st Infantry Division during World War I. Also includes some personal papers from his time as an educator in Utah, his missionary diary, family history records, and family photographs. Includes a few items related to Calvin's wife, Lucile, when she was selected as "Utah Mother of the Year" in 1967, a year after Calvin Smith's death, and papers related to her...
Dates: 1876-1976

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Archival Object 5
Collection 1
Military 5
Politics, Government, and Law 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
Photographs 3
Certificates 2