Azariah Smith autobiography and diaries
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Smith was born in New York in 1828 and joined the Mormon Church in 1839. He moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, in 1840. He kept a diary during his service with the "Mormon Battalion" during the War with Mexico from 1846 to 1848. Smith married in 1850 and moved to Sanpete Valley in 1850. He lived in Manti, Utah, and wrote about his activities and experiences there.
- Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
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Azariah Smith (1846-1912) was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and a pioneer to Utah. He also served in the Mormon Battalion between 1846 and 1848.
4 folders (ca. 600 p.)
These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel. 20.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church History Library and Archives; 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah; 801-240-2745.
- Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Manti (Utah) -- History
- Material Types
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 -- Diaries
- United States. Army. Mormon Battalion -- History
- Register of Azariah Smith autobiography and diaries
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 15
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- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.