Hyrum Leslie Andrus letter

Hyrum Leslie Andrus letter

Dates: 1953

Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated 17 May 1953. Andrus travelled with his wife to visit the location of a home owned by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844) near the Susquehanna river in Pennsylvania. He describes what he saw there and relates stories of the Smith family that were told to him while he was there.

  • Extent: 1 item (6 leaves)
  • Creator: Andrus, Hyrum Leslie, 1924
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1072
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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 Hyrum Leslie Andrus letter 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 SC 1072; Hyrum Leslie Andrus letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1072, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844--Homes and haunts--Pennsylvania; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormons--Pennsylvania--History; Pennsylvania--Description and travel
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1072
Finding Aid Title
Andrus (Hyrum Leslie) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon author, archivist, and professor of religion at Brigham Young University.



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