Smith, Joseph Fielding, 1876-1972
- Existence: 1876 - 1972
Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972) was an ecclesiastical leader. He served as the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1970 and 1972.
Citation:His Origin of the reorganized church ... 1909.
Rasmussen, D.M. The illustrated story of President Joseph Fielding Smith, c1982: p. 5 (b. 7-19-1876; d. 7-2-1972)
LDS.org, Feb. 13, 2006 (Joseph Fielding Smith, the son of Joseph F. Smith; b. July 19, 1876, in Salt Lake City; d. July 2, 1972 in Salt Lake City; served as the 10th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1970 to 1972)
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Ezra Taft Benson letter
Typewritten and signed letter dated 31 July 1963 and addressed to Joseph Fielding Smith (1876-1972). The document concerns the book "The Politician," by Robert Welch and refers to a "Socialist-Communist" conspiracy against the United States.
Charles A. Callis photographs
Collection contains photographs taken by Callis. Subjects include the Callis family, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint leaders, and the Southern States Mission.
Dedicatory prayer of the Provo Temple
Executive Committee correspondence, memos, some signed by Joseph Fielding Smith and John A. Widtsoe, 1951-1955
Founder's Day report
Report prepared by Brown, a student and secretary to Franklin S. Harris, concerning Founder's Day, October 16, 1941. Also concerns dedication of Joseph Smith Building with statements by Harris, Joseph Fielding Smith, and David O. McKay.
Heber J. Grant letter
Typewritten and signed letter dated 27 July 1932 and addressed to Joseph Fielding Smith, Church Historian of the Mormon Church. Grant tells Smith that he is sending book entitled "Autograph Letters and Documents of George Washington" to be placed in the Historian's Office.
Phillip L. Morgan autograph collection
Collection consists of autographed, typewritten letters from General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.