Abraham Owen Smoot III mission papers
Scope and Contents
Contains diaries and other materials related to Smoot's service in the Southern States Mission from 1899-1901. Also includes a letter from Jeannine Madsen Beck with notes about Smoot's mission. Dated 1899-1901.
- Smoot, Abraham Owen, III, 1879-1937 (Author, Person)
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Abraham Owen Smoot III (1879-1937) was a grandson of Utah pioneer A. O. Smoot, and an educator and politician in Utah.
Abraham Owen Smoot III was born September 9, 1879 in Provo, Utah, to Electa Bullock Smoot and Abraham Owen Smoot II. He attended school at Brigham Young Academy (1892-1897). He served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Southern States mission (1899-1901). On August 17, 1904 he married Phebe Jemima Campbell. They had five children. He worked as an educator, postmaster, and politician, including time as the Provo City Mayor (1933-1935). He died in Provo, Utah on July 16, 1937.
Jeannine Madsen Beck is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.
Jeannine Madsen Beck was born in approximately 1941 to Vera Smoot and Raymond Madsen. She was married to Larry Robinson Beck and they had six children together. They later divorced. She is the granddaughter of Abraham Owen Smoot III.
3 folders (0.15 linear ft.)
Donated by Jeannine Madsen Beck, granddaughter of Smoot through her mother, in January 2019.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jeannine Madsen Beck; January 10, 2019.
LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection developmental policy IV.a.i.1, November 2013)
Processed; Brynne Karlinsey, student manuscript processor, and Ryan Lee, curator; 2019.
- Register of Abraham Owen Smoot III mission papers
- Brynne Karlinsey
- 2019 February 8
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.