Alvira Lavona Smith Hendricks statement

Alvira Lavona Smith Hendricks statement

Dates: 1919

Photocopy of a handwritten statement with a typewritten transcript. The item was dictated when Hendricks was 89 years old. She was present at the Haun's Mill Massacre in 1838 and tells how her mother treated her twin brother, Alma, who had been seriously wounded there. She also mentions hearing Joseph Smith, first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speak.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hendricks, Alvira Lavona Smith, 1831-1921
  • Call Number: MSS 470
  • 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 Statement 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 470; Alvira Lavona Smith Hendricks statement; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 470, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844; Haun's Mill Massacre, Mo., 1838; Material Types
Genre / Form
Letters; Photocopies; Transcripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS470
Finding Aid Title
Hendricks (Alvira Lavona Smith) statement
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-06-01T04:22-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon woman.



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