Reed Smoot papers, 1880-1966

Smoot, Reed, 1862-1941


100 boxes (50 linear ft.)..
9 half boxes (2.25 linear ft.)..
5 cartons (5 linear ft.)..
4 oversize boxes (2 linear ft.)..
This collection contains twelve archival series: 1. Reed Smoot diaries, 1880-1932. 2. Reed Smoot correspondence, 1891-1941. 3. Reed Smoot financial papers, 1827-1940. 4. Reed Smoot mining papers, 1897-1938. 5. Reed Smoot speeches and articles, 1883-1941. 6. Reed Smoot newspaper clippings, 1897-1942. 7. Reed Smoot subject files, 1837-1966. 8. Reed Smoot mementoes, 1877-1967. 9. Reed Smoot photographs, 1903-1935. 10. Reed Smoot papers on Alpha May Eldredge Smoot, 1928. 11. Reed Smoot legislative papers, 1913-1922. 12. Reed Smoot microfilm, 1880-1966.
Collection includes correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, speechs, and memorabilia. Most of the materials relate to Smoot's career as a senator and his activities as a church leader. His senatorial materials document his work with the United Sates Tariff Commission, as well as his confirmation hearings. His correspondents include the president of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Joseph F. Smith, Heber J. Grant, James E. Talmage, Charles W. Nibley, Richard R. Lyman, and John Henry Smith. Also includes microfilm copies of the journal transcripts.

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