Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

Seth Millington Blair diary and autobiography

Dates: 1853-1868

Typescript of an autobiography. Blair writes about his parents, his joining of the Mormon Church, his migration to Utah, his mission to Texas for the Mormon Church, and his life in Salt Lake City, Utah. He includes patriarchal blessings of family members. There are many gaps in the diary.

  • Extent: 1 item (27 p.)
  • Creator: Blair, Seth Millington, 1819-1875
  • Call Number: MSS 1316
  • 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 Diary and 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 1316; Diary and autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1316, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Material Types; Mormon Church--Missions--Texas--History--Sources; Mormon pioneers--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--History--Sources; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)--History--Sources; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries
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_MSS1316
Finding Aid Title
Blair (Seth Millington) diary and autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amy Perez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-22T09:58-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary.



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Ryan Lee
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