Miscellaneous Smith family documents

Miscellaneous Smith family documents

Dates: 1835-1965

Miscellaneous Smith family documents, 1835-1965, which is a combination of original and photocopied documents. Materials relate to both the LDS and RLDS churches.

  • Extent: 12 folders (0.96 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Isom, Cleone Smith, 1905. -- Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933
  • Call Number: MSS 4246
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Miscellaneous Smith family documents must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Incomplete Contents Miscellaneous Smith family documents, 1835-1965, contains 8 series: (1) Religious Materials, 1835-1965; (2) Legal Documents, 1839-1860; (3) Financial Documents, 1841; (4) Biographical Information, 1869-1913; (5) Correspondence, 1888-1947; (6) Poems, 1896; (7) Newspaper Clippings, 1879-1963; and (8) Miscellaneous Items, 1907.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4246; Miscellaneous Smith family documents; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4246, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Cleone Smith Isom; 1987.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Genre / Form
Genealogies; Letters; Obituaries; Pamphlets
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Smith family documents, Miscellaneous
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-23T04:26-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Cleone Smith Isom is a 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph Smith, Sr. through his son Hyrum Smith. Her brother Eldred G. Smith served as LDS Church Patriarch, as had the previous family generations back to Joseph Smith, Sr.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts