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Alvin Fielding Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2300

Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letters written to Frank S. Hawkins. Smith responds to Hawkins' requests for information largely relating to the Doctrine and Covenants. Also included is a list of wives of the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), compiled by Alvin Smith. These were women sealed to the prophet during his lifetime.

Dates

  • 1944-1947

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Alvin Fielding Smith letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Librarian for the office of the church historian for the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

12 items (12 p.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Purchased in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; 1985.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Alvin Fielding Smith letters
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 October 12
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States