Adelia H. Hardin papers

Adelia H. Hardin papers

Dates: 1843-1904

Handwritten letters and miscellaneous papers. The materials relate to the Patty and Hardin families and include a sixteen-page letter by J. R. Hardin telling about his journey from Missouri to Salt Lake City, Utah. Some of the materials relate to the American Civil War. Many of the items were written in California and Missouri.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hardin, Adelia H., 1842
  • Call Number: MSS 1324
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
The collection can be divided into 12 series: 1. Correspondence from Samuel Patty to his Son, Levi H. Patty, 1852-1858; 2. General incoming correspondence to Levi H. Patty, 1866-1898; 3. Correspondence from Levi H. Patty to Adelia Hardin (later Mrs. Patty), 1860-1869; 4. Correspondence from Levi H. Patty to Adelia Patty, 1870-1877; 5. Correspondence from Levi H. Patty to his son, Maurice Patty; 6. Correspondence from Adelia H. Patty to Levi H. Patty, 1861 and 1877; 7. General incoming correspondence to Adelia H. Patty, 1865-1904 8. General outgoing correspondence from Adelia H. Patty, 1868-1885; 9. Unidentified correspondence; 10. Teaching certification papers of Adelia H. Hardin, 1860-1865; 11. Miscellaneous papers of Levi H. Patty, 1867-1875; and 12. Hardin family correspondence, 1843-1875.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Adelia H. Hardin collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 1324; Adelia H. Hardin papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations:MSS 1324, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Hardin family--Correspondence; Patty family--Correspondence; California--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigration and American Expansion; Missouri--History--Sources; Mormons--Correspondence; Pioneers; Pioneers--History--Sources; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; 1970.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hardin (Adelia H.) papers
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Adelia H. Hardin was the compiler of this collection.

Adelia A. Hardin was born in Missouri circa August 1842. In about September 1869, she married Levi H. Patty, then a medic employed by the Army.

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