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George H. Smeath photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2735

Scope and Contents note

Contains 25 photocopied photographs showing Smeath, his ancestors, his family, and his professional colleagues. Also includes a two-page register containing a caption and date for each photograph.

Dates

  • approximately 1890-1998

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the George H. Smeath photographs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

George Hillier Smeath (1907-1999). A Utah City planner who worked in Ogden, Utah; Salt Lake City, Utah; Provo, Utah; Modesto, California; and Santa Rosa, California. During the early 1940s, Smeath was the Provo City Planning Director. During his employment, he played an active role in mitigating the impact of Geneva Steel on social and cultural life in Utah County. He married Mary Hawker on June 21, 1938, and they had three children.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains 25 photocopied photographs showing Smeath, his ancestors, his family, and his professional colleagues. Also includes a two-page register containing a caption and date for each photograph.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2735.xml

Custodial History note

Donated by Mrs. Thornton to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in August, 2003.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Mrs. Thornton; 2003.

Appraisal note

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Processing Information note

Processed; Taylor M. Dix; October 2003.

Title
Register of the George H. Smeath photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Taylor M. Dix
Date
October 2003
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.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States