Burton and Fielding family papers

Burton and Fielding family papers

Dates: 1838-1967

The Burton genealogy includes biographical information and sketches about James and Isabella Burton and their descendants. The Fielding family correspondence consists of photocopies of handwritten letters, most written while Joseph Fielding was serving as a missionary in England.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.15 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Burton, Arthur Fielding, 1873-1949
  • Call Number: MSS 4133
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Burton and Fielding family papers 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 4133; Burton and Fielding family papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4133, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 2007.
Related Material
See also Correspondence, 1837-1842 (Joseph Fielding) Diary of Joseph Fielding.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Home and Family; Kaysville (Utah); Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--England--History; Mormon families--History; Mormons--England--History; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History; Mormons--Missouri--History; Nauvoo (Ill.); Preston (Lancashire, England); Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Genealogies; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Burton and Fielding family papers
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:21-0700
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Biographical note

Arthur Fielding Burton apparently compiled these documents related to his paternal grandparents, James and Isabella Burton, and his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Hannah Fielding. Joseph Fielding served as president of the British Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1838 to 1840.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts