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Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1393

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Young's step-son, Willard, at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. The item relates news about family and friends in Salt Lake City, including his father, Brigham Young (1801-1877). Also included are exhortations to pray and rely on God. A typed transcript of the item is included.

Dates

  • 1872

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 Zina Diantha Huntingon Jacobs Smith Young letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Third president of the "Relief Societies" of the Mormon Church, sericulturist, and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

Extent

1 item (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Zina Diantha Huntingon Jacobs Smith Young letter
Status
Completed
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 August 12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States