Lot Smith papers
Scope and Contents
Contains photocopies of letters by Smith describing his activities in settling Arizona. Materials date from between 1856 and 1892.
- Smith, Lot (creator, 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 Lot Smith papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Major in the Utah Militia; President of the Little Colorado Latter-day Saint Church Stake, Arizona Territory; member of the Utah Territorial legislature.
300 items (371 p.)(0.40 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from George Tanner in 1975.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; George Tanner; 1975.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals located in the University of Arizona Library.
Existence and Location of Copies
Copies are also available at the Latter-day Saint Church Historical Department, Salt Lake City, Utah along with other Smith Family papers.
- Arizona -- History -- To 1912
- Church Government
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Mormon Church -- Arizona -- History
- Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona
- Politics, Government, and Law
- Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
- Register of Lot Smith papers
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 June 25
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.