Carl V. Larson research on the Mormon Battalion

Carl V. Larson research on the Mormon Battalion

Dates: 1987

A partial list of identified burial places of members of the Mormon Battalion, collected by Carl V. Larson and donated in 1987.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Larson, Carl V.
  • Call Number: MSS 5885
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Carl V. Larson research on the Mormon Battalion 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 5885; Carl V. Larson research on the Mormon Battalion; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 5885, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The original research was conducted by Carl V. Larson who then donated the items to Church Archives in Salt Lake City. John A. Peterson, Church Archives acquisition specialist, then gave the items to David Whittaker at BYU Special Collections in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; LDS Church Historical Department/Archives (John A. Peterson); 1987.
Related Material
BX 8673.42.L329d 1987; BX 8670.07.L335w 1989; BX 8670.07.L335w 1995
Subject Terms
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Military; Mormons--United States--Genealogy; Politics, Government, and Law
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews; 27 August 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy of 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
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Larson (Carl V.) research on the Mormon Battalion
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Finding aid prepared by Meghan Mathews, Karen Glenn, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:03-0600
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Biographical History

Carl V. Larson collected information on the men and women in the Mormon Battalion. His database on the Battalion can be found for sale on

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