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Joseph F. Smith signed pamphlet covers, 1897-1909

 File — Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 8922 Series 2 File 2

Scope and Contents

Includes five pamphlets signed by LDS Church President Joseph F. Smith, who was Calvin Schwartz Smith's father. Pamphlets include "The Thatcher Episode," published 1896; YMMIA "Manual for Junior Classes, 1905-1905," published 1904; Joseph F. Smith general conference address titled "Let Facts be Submitted to a Candid World," published April 1907; "The Latter-day Saints and the World," by William A. Morton, published in Liverpool, England, ca. 1907; and, "Course of Study for the Quorums of the Priesthood...High Priests, First Year, Church Organization and History," published in 1909. The YMMIA manual is signed to Calvin Smith "From Papa, September 23, 1904." The general conference address is signed and addressed to Mary T. Smith, Calvin's mother.


  • 1897-1909


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Open for public research.

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Biographical / Historical

Joseph F. Smith (1838-1918) was the sixth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving between 1901 and 1918.

Joseph Fielding Smith was born November 13, 1838, to Hyrum and Mary Fielding Smith. He migrated to Utah with his mother after his father was martyred. Once in Utah, he began his life service to the church. In 1865, he served in the territorial legislature. Joseph served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1901 to 1918. He died November 19, 1918.


1 folder (5 items)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Originals in possession of the donor.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital scans of the items are available on M-disc in Box 5.


Digital copy only.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States