Joseph Hill Richards papers

Joseph Hill Richards papers

Dates: 1876-1919

Handwritten diaries, account books, correspondence, and an autobiography. The materials document Richards' activities as a Mormon pioneer in Arizona, as a missionary to Great Britain, and as a Mormon Church leader.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924
  • Call Number: MSS 9
  • 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: Some of the originals are restricted.
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 Smyrna, New York letters 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 9; Joseph Hill Richards papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 9, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS9.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Great Britain; Richards, Joseph Hill, 1841-1924; Religion; Great Salt Lake Valley (Utah)--History--Sources; Immigration and American Expansion; Joseph City (Ariz.)--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Great Britain--History--Sources; Mormons--Arizona--History--Sources; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Account books; Autobiographies; Diaries; Electronic books; Letters; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS9
Finding Aid Title
Richards (Joseph Hill) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:25-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu