Vesta Smith papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3318
Scope and Contents
Collection contains the rough draft of "Beyond the Sunset: Selected Short Stories from the Life of Joseph T. Smith"; originals and photocopies of photographs of Joseph Thurston Smith and family; mostly incoming family correspondence; ephemera from her grandchildren; family newsletters; cards; wedding invitations; newspapers; class notes; death certificates and wills; items from events, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Brigham Young University; brochures of places she has visited; addresses and phone directories; recipes; LDS Church bulletins; art prints and calendars; and miscellaneous items.
- Smith, Vesta, 1937- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Privacy restricted until 2078; permission to use items must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Vesta Smith papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Vesta Mae Crump Smith was born in 1937 in Bluffdale, Utah. She married Dr. Joseph T. Smith in 1963. She was an important figure relating to American Mothers, Inc., and the Young Women program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Washington D.C. area.
4 boxes (2 linear ft)
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3318.xml
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Vesta Smith; 2002.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Vesta Smith papers
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 14
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.