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Amanda Barnes Smith autobiographical sketch and statement

Amanda Barnes Smith autobiographical sketch and statement

Dates: 1866-1921

Typewritten autobiography which includes genealogical data of Smith's family and an account of the Haun's Mill massacre where her son and husband were murdered. The statement by Hulda C.T. Smith, a daughter-in-law, concerns Smith's marital status and sealing to Joseph Smith, Jr.

  • Extent: 2 items
  • Creator: Smith, Amanda Barnes, 1809-1886. -- Smith, Hulda Cordelia Thurston, 1846-1939
  • Call Number: MSS SC 528
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 Amanda Barnes Smith autobiographical sketch and statement 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 528; Amanda Barnes Smith autobiographical sketch and statement; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 528, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Sarah S. Monson, 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Sarah S. Monson; 1975.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missouri--History; Smith, Warren; Haun's Mill Massacre, Mo., 1838; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Smith (Amanda Barnes) autobiographical sketch and statement
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:32-0600
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Biographical History

Latter-day Saint Church convert and pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts