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A. O. Smoot papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 574

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and printed certificates, letters of appointment, letters, an invitation, and a patriarchal blessing. The materials include a missionary recommendation dated 1851 when Smoot was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain; a patriarchal blessing from Joseph Smith, Sr., the father of the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith, Jr.; two appointments as an agent for the Perpetual Emigration Fund for the Church; a letter from Brigham Young, second president of the Church; and an invitation to a "Grand Military Ball."

Dates

  • 1837-1892

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 papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

LDS Church leader and pioneer.

Extent

11 items (15 pages)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of A. O. Smoot papers
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 24
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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