George Crane autobiography

George Crane autobiography

Dates: 1912

Handwritten autobiography composed near the year 1912. Crane was converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after he heard Orson Pratt (1811-1881), apostle for that religion, speak in England in 1864. He later served as president of the Wandsworth Branch of the Church. He migrated to Utah. Crane also writes about his courtship and marriage and about his mission to England from 1878 to 1880.

  • Extent: 1 v. (120 p.)
  • Creator: Crane, George, 1832-1919
  • Call Number: MSS 450
  • 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 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 450; Geroge Crane autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 450, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History; Crane, George, 1832-1919; Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Great Britain; Mormon missionaries--Great Britain--History; Mormons--Great Britain--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Autobiographies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS450
Finding Aid Title
Crane (George) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:20-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

English convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a missionary for that faith.



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