Frank Warren Smith papers
Scope and Contents
Diary; correspondence to and from presidents of Brigham Young Academy; other correspondence; family genealogy; newspaper clippings; mementos; programs; articles by Smith on evolution, politics, and religion; financial records; chemistry papers and notes; and miscellaneous items. The materials relate primarily to Smith's work as a chemist and his association with the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah. The collection also includes several photographs of family and friends as well as of Smith when he was a child. The photographs have been moved to the cold vault. Included with the photographs is a small piece of jewelry (locket) with a photograph of a woman in it.
- Smith, Frank Warren, 1863-1946 (Person)
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 Frank Warren Smith papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Chemist, tropical fruit grower in Mexico, convert to the Mormon Church, and one of the first donors of large book collections to the Brigham Young Academy Library.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Photographs have been moved to the cold vault for preservation purposes.
Other Finding Aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS302.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Frank Warren Smith papers
- Megan Furcini
- 2011 March 22
- 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.