Lucy Mack Smith Carter diaries and photographs
Scope and Contents
Collection includes three handwritten diaries kept by Lucy Mack Smith Carter. She writes about her daily life, her church activities, and family responsibilities, dated 1913 to 1914. Also includes photographs and negatives of Lucy Mack Smith Carter's family and her extended Smith relatives, mainly in California and Utah, dated 1868 to 1974.
- Carter, Lucy Mack Smith, 1890-1933 (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research. Photographs and negatives kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical / Historical
Lucy Mack Smith Carter was born April 14, 1890, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Joseph Fielding Smith and Alice Ann Kimball. She attended Union School and LDS University. Around 1914, she was called to serve as a member of the General Board of the Young Women's Mutual Improvement Association for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1915, she married Ralph Charles Carter in Salt Lake City. They had seven children: Helen Mar, Ralph Charles Carter, Jr., Richard Fielding, Lucy May, Jason Mack, MargaretJean, and Paul Smith. Lucy died November 24, 1933.
2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
1 half box (0.25 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Arranged in three series: Lucy Mack Smith Carter diaries, 1913-1914. 2. Lucy Mack Smith Carter photographs, approximately 1868-1974. 3. Lucy Mack Smith Carter negatives, approximately 1868-1974.
Donated by Helen Campbell Monson in 1983.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Helen Campbell Monson; 1983.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processed; Karen Glenn, McKenna Whitlock; 2023 January; Item-level data added.
- Register of Lucy Mack Smith Carter diaries and photographs
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 September 27
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.