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Job Smith autobiography and letters received

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2202

Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and photocopies of handwritten letters received by Smith. Also included are typescripts of Job Smith's "Recollections" of the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and photocopies of handwritten and typewritten certificates. The letters are from prminent Mormon Church leaders. Also included is a photocopy of a handwritten patriarchal blessing received by Smith.


  • 1860-1902


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 Job Smith autobiography and letters received must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Native of England and a convert to the Mormon Church who lived in Salt Lake City, Utah and Nauvoo, Illinois. Smith was a basketmaker, pioneer, polygamist, and missionary to England and to California.


13 items (0.05 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Donated by Jean Wunderlich in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jean Wunderlich; 1984.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Regsiter of Job Smith autobiography and letters received
Benjamin Sipes
2010 October 1
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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