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Asahel Henry Smith letters and photographs

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7530

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, photographs, commentary, a timeline, and other related materials regarding the life of Asahel Henry Smith. These cover the time he spent serving in the military during the Second World War, his time as an Mormon missionary to the Eastern United States, as well as other contextual information. The commentary was done by Henry's brother, Marion, and gives a bit of background information and some of the memories that Marion had of Henry.


  • 1941-1948


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

Biographical / Historical

Asahel Henry Smith (1923-1957) was a soldier and Mormon missionary from Arizona.


3 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Richard Aikens Smith; 2010 (A2010.02.165)


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

Register of Asahel Henry Smith letters and photographs
Rose Frank
2011 July 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States