John Pack papers

John Pack papers

Dates: 1843-1902

Notable items include an 1849 mission call signed by the First Presidency. All materials are photocopies.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Pack, John, 1809-1885
  • Call Number: MSS 4132
  • 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.
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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 John Pack papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Incomplete Contents John Pack papers, 1843-1902, includes two archival series: (1) Correspondence, 1849-1867, and (2) Certificates, 1843-1902.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4132; John Pack papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4132, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donation; David Pack; 2007.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Council Bluffs (Iowa); France; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon pioneers--Utah--History--19th century; Salt Lake City (Utah)
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Pack (John) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Early Mormon pioneer, 1847; served LDS missions to France and the United States; helped settle Carson Valley, Nevada, 1856; member of the Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society in Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts