Job Smith autobiography and letters received
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.
- Smith, Job, 1828-1913 (Person)
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.
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.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Jean Wunderlich in 1984.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jean Wunderlich; 1984.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Basket makers -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
- Home and Family
- Mormon missionaries -- California
- Mormon missionaries -- England
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City
- Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Smith, Job, 1828-1913
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
- Social Life and Customs
- Regsiter of Job Smith autobiography and letters received
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 October 1
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.