John McNeill autobiography

John McNeill autobiography

Dates: 1890

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography. John McNeill was born in 1827 in Scotland. He joined the Mormon Church and migrated to the United States. His first wife died of cholera. He later came to Utah and settled in American Fork. He died in 1902.

  • Extent: 1 item (16 p.)
  • Creator: McNeill, John, 1827-1903
  • Call Number: MSS 2491
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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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 2491; John McNeill autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2491, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
McNeill, John, 1827-1903; American Fork (Utah)--History; Immigrants--Utah; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Scotland; Pioneers
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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).
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Finding Aid Title
McNeill (John) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-17T09:29-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

McNeill was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a politician in American Fork, Utah.

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