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Paul C. Smith photographs and letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 6097

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains two photograph albums which document the construction of the Los Angeles temple. One album consists of original photographs while the other is a bounded book full of copies meant to display how Latter-day Saint temples were constructed. There are also two letters and a telegram pertaining to Hugh C. Smith.

Dates

  • 1951-1956

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 Paul C. Smith photographs and letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Hugh C. Smith was the first president of the Los Angeles temple. His son, Paul C. Smith, received these documents pertaining to the Los Angeles temple construction and organized them.

Extent

4 folders (2.98 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Collection contains photographs documenting the construction of the Los Angeles temple. Collection also contains two letters and a telegram.

Custodial History note

Maintained by Paul C. Smith until time of donation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Paul C. Smith; 15 April 1996.

Appraisal note

Utah and American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Archival Materials note

See also The Mormon temple: Los Angeles, California (BX 8606 .A1 no.68; Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections Department, Americana Collection; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.).

See also Los Angeles Temple Visitors' Center (BX 8608 .A1 no.3420a; Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections Department, Americana Collection; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.).

See also Los Angeles Temple: [schedule and endowment record] (BX 8608 .A1 no.4408; Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections Department, Americana Collection; Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.).

Processing Information note

Processed; Elisabeth Bogart; 2008.

Title
Register of Paul C. Smith photographs and letters
Status
Completed
Author
Elisabeth Bogart
Date
2008
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States