Inventory of the Bess Foster Smith papers
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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Smith, Bess Foster
Title: Bess Foster Smith papers
Dates: undated ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet
Collection Number: Ms0168
Summary: The Bess Foster Smith papers consist of a five-page biography of George Washington Hill written by Smith, but based on a manuscript by Theresa Snow Hill, a descendent of Hill.
Repository: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Manuscripts Division

Special Collections
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0860
801-581-8864
http://www.lib.utah.edu/collections/manuscripts.php

Languages: Collection materials are in English.  

Content Description

The Bess Foster Smith papers consist of a five-page biography of George Washington Hill written by Smith, a resident of Weiser, Idaho. The relationship between the author and subject is not known. A brief note on sources at the end of the manuscript indicates the sketch was based on a manuscript by Theresa Snow Hill, a descendent of Hill, and on interviews with Hill's grand-niece and nephew. Hill (1822-1900) was a missionary to the Shoshone, Nez Perce, and Blackfoot tribes.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Bess Foster Smith papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Bess Foster Smith papers, Ms 168, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Ms 168.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of Bess Foster Smith, 1974.

Processing Note :  

Processed by Susan M. Neel in 1979.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Folder
1 Biography

Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Hill, George Washington, 1822-1891
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Biographies

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