John Henry Hayes autobiography

John Henry Hayes autobiography

Dates: 1870-1928

Handwritten autobiography with a photocopy of the item. The item was written as an autobiography with yearly summaries of activities. Hayes migrated to Utah in 1862 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, during the Black Hawk War with the Ute Indians. Hayes was a Mormon polygamist, served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England, and lived in numerous places and had numerous occupations in Utah.

  • Extent: 3 folders (0.2 linear ft.) : 74 p.
  • Creator: Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938
  • Call Number: MSS 498
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: The original is restricted because of poor condition of the manuscript. The photocopies are for patron use.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Henry Hayes 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 498; John Henry Hayes autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 498, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Hayes, John H. (John Henry), 1853-1938; Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--England--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hayes (John Henry) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:20-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer.

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