Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young papers

Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young papers

Dates: 1818-1880

Handwritten correspondence, notes, poems, drafts of speeches, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to family matters, questions on Mormon polygamy, Mormon doctrine, and Baker family history.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.24 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2184
  • 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.
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 Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young 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 2184; Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2184, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated in 1984.
Subject Terms
Baker family; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Doctrines--History; Home and Family; Mormon women--Utah--Correspondence; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Letters; Notes; Poetry
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Young (Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:21-0600
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Biographical History

Third president of the "Relief Society" of the Mormon Church and wife of the Mormon prophets Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877).

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts