John M. Bernhisel portrait

John M. Bernhisel portrait

Dates: circa 1840-1869

John Bernhisel portrait, circa 1840-1869 collection contains 1 copy photograph of an engraving of Dr. John Milton Bernhisel.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bernhisel, John M. (John Milton), 1799-1881
  • Call Number: MSS P 620
  • 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 to public access; Kept in cold storage; requires 24 hours advance notice to access collection.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John M. Bernhisel portrait 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 P 620; John M. Bernhisel portrait; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 620, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items was donated to Special Collections in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Bernice Keele; 1975.
Related Material
These items are part of the Photographs Archive.
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Genre / Form
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Bernhisel (John M.) portrait
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:05-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Bernhisel was a medical doctor and the first Utah Territorial delegate to Congress. He obtained permission to copy the Book of Moses from Joseph Smith's bible from Emma Smith and donated it to Brigham Young.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts