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Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840



  • Existence: 1771 - 1840

biographical statement

Citation:,_Sr., accessed May 30, 2014 (

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Smith, Sr. family reunion newsletters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317478]
Identifier: MSS SC 1870
Scope and Contents

Two newsletters, four letters, and one news clipping. All of the items deal with reunions between members of the Smith family. The letters are from W. Wallace Smith.

Dates: 1972-1981

Jospeh Smith Sr. letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237791]
Identifier: MSS SC 737

Oliver R. Smith photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 12
Scope and Contents

Collection includes negatives, prints, and postcards of family portraits, early Mormon historic sites, and individuals relating to Snowflake, Ariz.

Dates: approximately 1890-1919

A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489648]
Identifier: MSS 574
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter...
Dates: 1837-1892

The unwritten chapter of the history of the Mormons

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241447]
Identifier: MSS SC 462
Scope and Contents

Typewritten history of the Mormons stating that Joseph Smith, Sr., Joseph Smith, Jr., and others were involved in water witching and treasure hunting. Includes TLS (photocopy) from Freniere to Yale University Press.

Dates: 1955

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Collection 13
Archival Object 1
Digital Record 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 7
Social Life and Customs 6
Letters 5
Home and Family 4
Latter Day Saint churches -- Presidents -- History 3