Moses Clawson autobiography

Moses Clawson autobiography

Dates: 1853

Handwritten autobiography. Clawson writes about his experiences in the Mormon Church, persecutions he faced as a member of that faith, and his association with the first president of the Mormon Church, Jospeh Smith.

  • Extent: 1 item (14 pages): 1 photocopy.
  • Creator: Clawson, Moses, 1801-1879
  • Call Number: MSS 1385
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Originals restricted due to poor condition. Photocopies for patron use.
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 1385; Autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1385, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Clawson, Moses, 1801-1879; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--History--Sources; Mormons--Persecutions
Genre / Form
Autobiographies
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS1385
Finding Aid Title
Clawson (Moses) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-12-12T12:08-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Early Mormon Church leader.



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