Orange L. Wight recollections

Orange L. Wight recollections

Dates: approximately 1830-1844

Three recollections are mainly concerned with the early period of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, up to the martyrdom of the prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr (1805-44).

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.03 linear ft.) : (23 p.) (typewritten) (photoduplicated)
  • Creator: Wight, Orange L. (Orange Lysander), 1823-1907
  • Call Number: MSS 1025
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Orange L. Wight recollections must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Collecton note: Richard Anderson, 1971.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1025; Orange L. Wight recollections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1025, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Donald Mack Dalton; 1974.
Subject Terms
Mormon Church--History--19th century; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Diaries; Material Types; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Wight, Orange L. (Orange Lysander), 1823-1907; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Wight (Orange L.) recollections
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-06-13 09:48:00 -0600.
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