Jesse Perse Harmon papers

Jesse Perse Harmon papers

Dates: 1832-1874

Photocopies of handwritten and printed letters, notes, military orders, and certificates. The materials relate to the migration of Mormons to Utah, the operations of the Utah militia during the Black Hawk War against Ute Indians, Harmon's Mormon Church activities, and his life in Holden, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877
  • Call Number: MSS 502
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 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 502; Jesse Perse Harmon papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 502, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877; Utah. Militia--History; Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872; Holden (Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormons--Utah--Holden--History; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Pioneers; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Certificates; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Harmon (Jesse Perse) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:13-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon Church leader, pioneer, and colonel in the Utah Militia.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts