John Devitry-Smith research documents

John Devitry-Smith research documents

Dates: 1840-1988

John Devitry-Smith research documents, 1840-1988 contains material compiled by John Devitry-Smith while writing two BYU Studies articles. The collection includes three series: (1) Correspondence, 1987-1988; (2) Minute Book, 1862-1905; and (3) Research Materials and Manuscript, 1840-1971.

  • Extent: 3 folders (0.24 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Devitry-Smith, John
  • Call Number: MSS 4164
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Devitry-Smith research documents 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 4164; John Devitry-Smith research documents; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4164, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; John Devitry-Smith; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Julia Ann (Ship); Australia; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--Australia--History; Mormons
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Devitry-Smith (John) research documents
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

John Devitry-Smith, from Molong, New South Wales, Australia, has worked as an engineer with Intergraph Corporation in Seattle, Washington.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts