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Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 920

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 260-page handwritten autobiography. Smith includes copies of correspondence and patriarchal blessings in her account. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1837, lived with the Mormons in Missouri and Illinois, married George Albert Smith in 1841, allowed him to take additional wives, came to Utah in 1849, and served as president of the Relief Society.


  • 1844-1906


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 Bathsheba W. Bigler Smith autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon woman; wife of the Mormon apostle, George Albert Smith (1817-1875); and president of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

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