Mary Field Garner autobiography

Mary Field Garner autobiography

Dates: circa 1880

Tyewritten excerpts from an autobiography. Garner writes about her conversion to Mormonism, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her memories of Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and the "mantle" of the prophet falling on Brigham Young (1801-1877), her journey to Utah, and her life in Slaterville, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.03 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Garner, Mary Field, 1836-1943
  • Call Number: MSS 1141
  • 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 Autobiography 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 1141; Autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1141, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Garner, Mary Field, 1836-1943; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Home and Family; Mormon pioneers--Utah--History--Sources; Mormon women--Utah--History--Sources; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History--Sources; Slaterville (Utah)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Autobiographies
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1141
Finding Aid Title
Garner (Mary Field) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-03T12:32-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Mormon woman and pioneer.



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Ryan Lee
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