Frances Anne Smeath correspondence

Frances Anne Smeath correspondence

Dates: 1932-1988

Letters exchanging genealogical information of the Smeath family. Charts and handwritten lists accompany the letters. Letter writers and receivers that appear in these letters include Mrs. Clifford Hunter (Bloomington, ID), Mrs. Catharina L. M. Horner (Genealogical Society of Utah), James R. Cummingham (Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England), Henry E. Christiansen (Genealogical Society of Utah), Phillimore & Co. Ltd (London), Gertrude L. Horlacher (Salt Lake City, UT) and W. E. C. Cotton (London). 159 typed pages, 1932-1988.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.20 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Smeath, Frances Anne
  • Call Number: MSS 4144
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Frances Anne Smeath correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4144; Frances Anne Smeath correspondence; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4144, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Frances Anne Smeath in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Frances Anne Smeath; 1989.
Subject Terms
Genealogical Society of Utah; Correspondence; Material Types
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 17 July 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Smeath (Frances Anne) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:03-0600
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Biographical History

Frances Anne Smeath is a professional writer from Springville, Utah. She authored a book called Historical Topography, A New Look at Old Sites on Mountain Meadows.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts