Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets

Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets

Dates: 1844-1892

Letters received, miscellaneous items, and pamphlets composed by Little. These materials largely deal with Little's activities in the mission field in the 1840's. Letters are from such prominent individuals as Brigham Young (1801-1877) and Thomas L. Kane.

  • Extent: 62 items (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Little, Jesse C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1124
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets 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 1124; Jesse C. Little letters received and pamphlets; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1124, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Morgan T. Little in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Morgan T. Little; 1978.
Subject Terms
Kane, Thomas Leiper, 1822-1883; Little, Jesse C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893--Correspondence; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormon Church--Missions--Middle States--History; Mormon Church--Missions--New England--History--Sources; Mormons--Correspondence
Genre / Form
Letters; Pamphlets
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Little (Jesse C.) letters received and pamphlets
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:42-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Businessman, active in civic and militia affairs, and Mormon Church leader. He served as president of the New England and Middle States mission and in the presidency over the branches of the Church in the Eastern States.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts