Amanda Barnes Smith history

Amanda Barnes Smith history

Dates: 1854-1858

Photocopy and typescript of handwritten notes on the Great Salt Lake City Relief Society and the autobiography of Amanda Smith, which includes a detailed description of the Haun's Mill Massacre.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.09 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Smith, Amanda Barnes, 1809-1886
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1667
  • 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 Amanda Barnes Smith history 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 SC 1667; Amanda Barnes Smith history; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1667, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Hyrum Andrus in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1980.
Subject Terms
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints). Salt Lake City Ward; Smith, Amanda Barnes, 1809-1886; Religion; Haun's Mill Massacre, Mo., 1838; Healing--Religious aspects; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Smith (Amanda Barnes) history
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:13-0600
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Biographical Sketch

Mormon pioneer who survived Haun's Mill Massacre in Missouri and helped organize the first Mormon Relief Society and Sunday School in the territory of Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts