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Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries

Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries

Dates: 1902-1970

The Fish diaries cover his life from the 1840s-1926. His histories of Arizona and his series on Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region cover aspects of western history from 1500-1905.

  • Extent: 3 boxes
  • Creator: Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926. -- Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS 2010
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries 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 2010; Typescripts of histories and diaries; 20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2010, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Vasco M. Tanner donated typescripts of the Joseph Fish diaries. Also, Chad Flake, Supervisor of Special Collections, transferred in 1982 typescripts of Fish's Rocky Mountain histories to the Manuscript Department.
Related Material
Pioneer missioniary work among the Indian explorations : colonization of California and the Northwest.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern Arizona Stake; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Snowflake Arizona Stake; Fish, Joseph, 1840-1926; Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886; Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916; Smith, Jesse Nathaniel, 1834-1906; Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911; Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888; Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891; Young, Brigham, 1836-1903; Arizona--History; California--History; Indians of North America--Arizona; Mormon pioneers--History; Snowflake (Ariz.)--History; Utah--Emigration and immigration--History; Utah--History
Genre / Form
Diaries; Drafts (Documents); Histories
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Fish (Joseph) typescripts of histories and diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:01-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical history

Mormon pioneer and historian.

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