Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton

Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton

Dates: 1980

Lavon B. Jones wrote a biography of Henry Hamilton consisting of expounded upon journal entries of Hamilton. Henry Hamilton was born on 10 December 1831 in Scotland. It was there that he was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hamilton immigrated to the United States and crossed the plains and arrived to Utah Valley. His Scottish heritage played a huge part of his life until his death in 1901.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, Lavon B. (Lavon Bradford), 1914-2008
  • Call Number: MSS 6242
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton 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 6242 ; Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton; 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6242, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Lavon B. Jones in in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Lavon B. Jones; 1991.
Subject Terms
Hamilton, Henry, 1831-1901; Emigration and immigration--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Home and Family; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon pioneers--Utah; Scottish Americans--Utah; Social Life and Customs
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Processing Information
Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, John Murphy, curator; 2008.
Appraisal Information
20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because it relates the history of the first Mormon settlers in the West.
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Finding Aid Title
Jones (Lavon B.) biography of Henry Hamilton
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, Curator
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T11:05-0600
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Biographical History

Lavon Bradford Jones is the grandson of Henry Hamilton. He was born on 25 May 1914 and died 16 January 2008.

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