Thomas Hunt journal transcript

Thomas Hunt journal transcript

Dates: circa 1870-1890s

Copy of Thomas Hunt journal. Includes a few recollections from his early childhood, his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,and his labor in his branch in England thereafter, 1870-1890s.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hunt, Thomas, 1826-1899
  • Call Number: MSS 6173
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Thomas Hunt journal transcript 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 6173; Thomas Hunt journal transcript; 19th, 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6173, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1989.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--England--History; Hunt, Thomas, 1826-1899--Diaries; Derby (England); Derbyshire (England); Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Processing Information
Processed; Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
19th, 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana because it is a journal of a convert to the Mormon Church.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hunt (Thomas) journal transcript
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Melissa Cowles, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-06T12:40-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Thomas Hunt (1826-1899) served in the LDS church in England before joining the saints in Utah.

Thomas Hunt was born 15 June 1826 in Denby, Derbyshire, England, to John Hunt and Sarah Bardell. He moved to Claycross at age 21 and married Hannah Moon at the Denby Par Church, Denby, Derby, England, on 27 December 1847. On 23 November 1848 he and his wife were baptized to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hunt served diligently in the Gospel in his branch in England and talks much of the missionary work going on. In the late 1850s he and his family left England to join the Saints in Utah. He died on 16 March 1899 in Monroe, Sevier, Utah.

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