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Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918



  • Existence: 1838 - 1918


Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918) was the sixth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving between 1901 and 1918.

Joseph Fielding Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as the 6th president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

His From prophet to son, 1981: t.p. (Joseph F. Smith), via WWW, Feb. 13, 2006 (Joseph F. Smith; b. November 13, 1838, in Far West Missouri; d. Nov. 19, 1918, in Salt Lake City; served as 6th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1901 to 1918)

UPB files, Feb. 13, 2006 (hdg.: Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1838-1918; usage: Joseph F. Smith) Church History (Joseph F. Smith; b. 13 Nov 1838 to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith; migrated to Utah; served in territorial legislature; served as President of LDS Church; d. 19 Nov 1918)

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph F. Smith statement

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2602
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed statement dated 9 Jan. 1905 affirming that Smith was duly elected to be the president and director of the Saltair Beach Company.

Dates: 1905 January 9

Julina L. Smith collection of photographs and papers

Identifier: MSS 8685
Scope and Contents

Materials include photographs of family, Latter-day Saint Church leadership, and landscapes that belonged to Joseph F. and Julina Lambson Smith and their family. Also includes some family papers and artifacts. Materials dated approximately 1840-1920.

Dates: approximately 1840-1920

Reed Smoot papers

Identifier: MSS 1187
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and memorabilia. Most of the materials relate to Smoot's career as a senator and his activities as a church leader. His senatorial materials document his work with the United Sates Tariff Commission, as well as his confirmation hearings. His correspondents include the president of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover and...
Dates: 1827-1967

Edward H. Snow papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231042653]
Identifier: MSS 2367
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material from the life of Edward Hunter Snow and covers the years 1878-1932. These materials are in addition to other materials previously acquired by BYU.

Dates: 1878-1932

James E. Talmage letter to Joseph F. Smith

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233240263]
Identifier: MSS 7718
Scope and Contents

Photocopy letter to Joseph F. Smith from James E. Talmage dated October 26, 1915 giving the rights of Jesus the Christ to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1915 October 26

Sarah Taylor autograph album

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289229]
Identifier: Vault MSS 369
Scope and Contents

Autograph book which contains the signatures of many prominent Mormons with person remarks and poems addressed to Sarah Taylor.

Dates: 1884-1896

Heber H. Thomas photograph of the First Presidency

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231010221]
Identifier: MSS 7636
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Joseph F. Smith with the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, copyright by Heber H. Thomas in 1902. Image includes Joseph F. Smith as President, John Rex Winder as first counselor, and Anthon Henrik Lund as second counselor.

Dates: 1902

Eugene Thompson research collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1542
Scope and Contents Contains the materials Thompson collected during his research on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and evolution. Includes correspondence, newspaper excerpts, publications, and journal entries. Most of the collection consists of photocopies. These materials present a broad sampling of Mormon views and opinions concerning this topic. The majority of the collection deals with the views of Church leaders in the 20th century, including Joseph F. Smith, B. H. Roberts, James E....
Dates: 1875-1974

Uintah Stake business correspondence, 1906-1920

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231039063]
Identifier: MSS 90 Series 3
Scope and Contents

This series contains business correspondence from 1906-1920 documenting the interaction of the stake and some of its units with businessmen in the Uintah Basin, Utah, and other areas. Most of the businesses patronized appear to have been in Utah and a large percentage of the purchases made were for the construction and furnishing of the new stake tabernacle.

Dates: 1906-1920

Uintah Stake correspondence, 1906-1925

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197231039063]
Identifier: MSS 90 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains Uintah Stake correspondence. It documents the internal business of the stake. It contains information on scheduling meetings and conferences, organizing branches and wards, ordinations, church calls and releases (including mission calls), finances (appropriations, tithes and offerings, and accounts), colonizing and settlement of the Uintah Basin, construction of buildings, education at Brigham Young University in Provo, and plans to start a newspaper. Most letters were...
Dates: 1906-1925