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Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates

Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates

Dates: 1989

A photocopy of an autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates and his descendants, compiled by Nancy Burrows Wright, 1987. Copies at the beginning are of an autograph book belonging to Thomas Jarvis Yates, and photocopied pictures and other documents appear throughout the autobiography and biography manuscript.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Wright, Nancy Burrows. -- Yates, Thomas Jarvis, 1870-1958
  • Call Number: MSS 6831
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates 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 6831; Autobiography and Biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6831, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Original copies in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Historical Library. Donated by Thomas Jarvis Yate's son, Huish, in 1989.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Huish Yates; 1989.
Subject Terms
Church Educational System (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints). Dept. of Seminaries and Institutes of Religion--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Yates, Thomas Jarvis, 1870-1958; Home and Family; Mormon missionaries--Southern States--History; Scipio (Utah)--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Autograph albums; Photocopies; Photographs
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 29 April 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Autobiography and biography of Thomas Jarvis Yates
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-19T16:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Nancy Burrows Wright compiled an autobiography and biography about her grandfather, Thomas Jarvis Yates, in the late 1980's.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts