Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral

Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral

Dates: approximately 1842-1878

Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Hyde writes about his early life and religious experiences. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many missions he served for that faith. He also recounts his experiences with the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his activities in Kirtland, Ohio. Also included is a typewritten copy of the funeral for Hyde in Spring City, Utah on 1 Dec. 1878. A eulogy of him was given by the apostle for the LDS Church, Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898).

  • Extent: 2 items (13 p.)
  • Creator: Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878. -- Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898
  • Call Number: MSS 444
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Autobiography and funeral 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 444; Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 444, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History; Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Religion; Kirtland (Ohio)--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--History; Mormons--Ohio--Kirtland--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS444
Finding Aid Title
Hyde (Orson) autobiography and funeral
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:17-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Utah pioneer and apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.



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