History of the life of Stephen Markham

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History of the life of Stephen Markham

Dates: 1950

Photocopy of a typed history of Stephen Markham by Julina Markham Crow. The item gives an account of Stephen Markham's personal life as well as his involvement in the early history of Mormonism. This includes his close association with the Mormon Prophets, Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877), his participation with the initial Mormon pioneer company of 1847, and his involvement in the settlement of Utah.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Crow, Julina Markham
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1297
  • 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.
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Materials are in English.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from History of the life of Stephen Markham 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 1297; History of the life of Stephen Markham; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1297, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Markham, Stephen, 1800-1878; Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Illinois--Militia--Nauvoo Legion--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon Church--Missouri--History; Mormon church--Ohio--History; Mormon Church--Utah--History; Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail--History; Mormon pioneers; Nauvoo (Ill.)--Expulsion of the Mormons; Pioneers
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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).
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History of the life of Stephen Markham
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Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:44-0600
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Biographical History

Descendant of the Mormon pioneer and leader, Stephen Markham.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts