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Memoirs : events in my life / penned by myself, Carl Jacobs

Memoirs : events in my life / penned by myself, Carl Jacobs

Dates: 1968-1987

Contains Jacobs's memoirs of living in Syria, joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and immigrating to the United States. Most of the materials were prepared in 1968, with some additions from 1987.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jacobs, Carl, 1892-1987
  • Call Number: MSS 8119
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Memoirs : events in my life / penned by myself, Carl Jacobs 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 8119; Memoirs : events in my life / penned by myself, Carl Jacobs; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8119; LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Howard Bybee in 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Howard Bybee; 2012.
Subject Terms
Jacobs, Carl, 1892-1987; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon converts--Syria--Biography; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Syria--Emigration and immigration--History
Genre / Form
Memoirs
Processing Information
Processed; Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
Ethnic and minority history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.IV, August 2007.) The Carl Jacobs personal history gives the history of an immigrant from Syria to Utah.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPBMSS_8119
Finding Aid Title
Memoirs
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Peter Hoyt, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:01-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Carl Jacobs (1892-1987) was a Mormon convert and immigrant to the United States.

Carl Jacobs was born December 16, 1892 in Aleppo, Syria to Armenaq Dikran Shilhagopian and Osanna Bagdoyan. He later joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and immigrated to the United States. He married Mary Elizabeth Naillon on July 25, 1921 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He passed away on July 22, 1987.



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John Murphy
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