George Albert Smith papers

George Albert Smith papers

Dates: 1731-1951

Genealogy sheets, correspondence, a scrapbook, notebooks, photograph album, and memorabilia. The scrapbook was given to Smith by LDS Church leaders on his birthday in 1940 and include birthday cards from these persons. Many of the materials relate to family genealogy and Brigham Young Academy. Some of the materials deal with George Albert Smith (1817-1875), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), Elias Smith (1769-1846), Emma Hale Smith (1804-1879), and other prominent Mormons. Also included is the film "Sharing the Gospel with others."

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Smith, Elias, 1769-1846. -- Smith, George Albert, 1870-1951
  • Call Number: MSS 610
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers 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 610; Geroge Albert Smith papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 610, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young Academy--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875; Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents--History
Genre / Form
Autographs; Letters; Scrapbooks; Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Smith (George Albert) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-06T04:16-0600
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Biographical History

Eighth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts