George Brown papers

George Brown papers

Dates: 1878-1962

Handwritten diary, receipts, and a typewritten autobiography. Brown writes in his diary about his life in Hoytsville, Summit County, Utah. He writes about weather conditions, meetings of the Mormon Church, and business in Park City, Utah, where he hauled coal. Also included is an autobiography of Viola N. Zumbrunnen Mabey, Brown's daughter. Maybey writes of her life in Summit County, Utah.

  • Extent: 4 items (ca. 50 p.)
  • Creator: Brown, George, 1857-1910. -- Mabey, Viola N. Zumbrunnen
  • Call Number: MSS 796
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diary, receipts, and an autobiography 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 796; George Brown papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 796, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Brown, George, 1857-1910; Mabey, Viola N. Zumbrunnen; City and Town Life; Hoytsville (Utah)--History; Mormons--Utah--Summit County--History--Sources; Park City (Utah)--History; Social Life and Customs; Summit County (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Brown (George) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-26T04:18-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Resident of Hoytsville, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts