William H. Homer research papers

William H. Homer research papers

Dates: 1867-1965

Collection includes handwritten and typewritten research notes, articles, genealogies, diaries, and biographies. Also included is Homer family correspondence. The family members lived in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The notes relate to Homer's research on Martin Harris (1783-1875). Also included is a diary Homer's father, William Harrison Homer, Sr., kept while he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1867 to 1868.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Homer, William H. (William Harrison), 1845-1934. -- Homer, William H. (William Harrison), 1875-1964
  • Call Number: MSS 825
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William H. Homer research papers 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 825; William H. Homer research papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 825, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS825.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--England--History; Harris, Martin, 1783-1875; Religion; Correspondence; Diaries; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Mormons--Idaho--History; Mormons--Montana--History; Mormons--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Articles; Genealogies; Notes
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Homer (William H.) research papers
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-10T04:15-0700
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Biographical History

William H. Homer (1875-1964) was a farmer, teacher, and amateur historian.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts