Samuel Drollinger Moore autobiography

Samuel Drollinger Moore autobiography

Dates: 1881-1883

Contains the autobiography of Samuel Drollinger Moore. It tells of his childhood in Payson, Utah, and growing up years working and attending school. Main focus of autobiography is his mission from 1881-1883 in the Southern States.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Moore, Samuel Drollinger, 1855-1945
  • Call Number: MSS 8459
  • 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 Samuel Drollinger Moore 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 8459; Samuel Drollinger Moore autobiography; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8459, LTPSC.
Custodial History
It is unknown who donated the collection.
Acquisition Information
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Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Southern States--Biography; Moore, Samuel Drollinger, 1855-1945
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Processing Information
Processed; Catie Freedman, student manuscript processor, John M. Murphy, curator; 2015.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Moore (Samuel Drollinger) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Catie Freedman
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-09 15:38:11 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Drollinger Moore (1855-1945) was a Mormon missionary, husband, and father.

Samuel Drollinger Moore was born on May 2, 1855 in Payson, Utah to parents John Harvey and Clarissa Jane Drollinger Moore. He married Clara Ann Huish on October 10, 1881 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had two children. He also was married to Malinda Euphrenia Bradley.

Moore served an LDS mission in the Southern States from 1881-1883.

He passed away on November 5, 1945 in Spanish Fork, Utah. He is buried in Payson, Utah.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts