Albert Ricks Smith diaries

Albert Ricks Smith diaries

Dates: 1887-1889

Handwritten and bound journals. The items cover the time when Smith served as a Mormon missionary in Tennessee and Georgia. Smith tells about his work as a missionary in entries that are often lengthy and detailed.

  • Extent: 2 v. (245 p.)
  • Creator: Smith, Albert Ricks, 1862-1905
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2097
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Albert Ricks Smith diaries 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 2097; Albert Ricks Smith diaries; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2097, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Irene Dunn in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Irene Dunn; 1983.
Subject Terms
Smith, Albert Ricks, 1862-1905--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Georgia; Mormon Church--Missions--Tennessee--History--Sources; Mormons--Georgia--History--Sources; Mormons--Missionary experiences--Georgia; Mormons--Missionary experiences--Tennessee; Mormons--Tennessee--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Smith (Albert Ricks) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary who later served as president of the San Luis Stake of Zion, Colorado.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts