Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951
- Existence: 1870 - 1951
George Albert Smith (1870-1951) was an ecclesiastical leader for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah, and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Citation:His Sharing the Gospel with others, 1948.
Biography index, v. 2, Z5301.B5 (d. 1951)
LDS.org, via WWW, Feb. 13, 2006 (George Albert Smith; b. April 4, 1870, in Salt Lake City; d. April 4, 1951, Salt Lake City; served as the 8th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1945-1951) found: Against all odds, , ©2011:t.p. (George Albert Smith) p. [x] (b. April 4, 1870, Salt Lake City; 1882-1883 attended Brigham Young Academy; 1883-1887 worked for Grant-Odell Co. and ZCMI clothing factory; 1887-1888 attended University of Utah; 1888-1891, 1894-1898 salesman for ZCMI; receiver of the US Land Office; October 6, 1903 became member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 1922 elected vice-president of The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; 1930 elected president of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association; 1931 elected member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America) p. [xi] (July 1, 1943 President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; May 21, 1945 President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; d. April 4, 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah)
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Collection includes photographs of various early church leaders, especially prominent women members. Includes images of Brigham Young's wives and family, Joseph F. Smith, George Albert Smith, Eliza R. Snow, and the Card family. Materials dated approximately 1830-1949.
Typewritten and signed letter addressed to William Conover of Springville, Utah. The item was signed by George Albert Smith, J. Reuben Clark, and David O. McKay. Conover was informed that the Book of Mormon had been translated into the Tahitian language.
Contains negatives of George Hansen at Utah State, family trips, and geology; Bessie Hansen with her family and friends; George's mission to England; findings of fossils, arrowheads, and interesting rocks; the trip to Indonesia; redistricting studies; fishing trips; artifacts from a trip to Mexico; Utah maps and documents; Utah gas and oil studies, soil profiles.
Contains slides of George and Afton's family and their travels, and family reunions; Afton's BYU tour to Europe; trips (George and Afton, Mildred) to Hawaii, China, Indonesia, Africa, Italy, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia, Denmark, Norway, England, Fiji, Egypt, Greece, India, the Holy Land, and Turkey.
This is primarily a collection of original Hansen prints, slides, and negatives and also includes photographic albums belonging to George Hansen, Afton Allred Hansen, and Bessie Hansen.
Collection contains a typescript account of a vision by George Albert Smith which he related to David Hughes Horne when Horne was a young boy. The four page long document is dated December 6, 1988 and is printed on Horne's business letterhead.