James Holt autobiography

James Holt autobiography

Dates: 1881

Photocopy of typescript of an autobiography by James Holt (1804-1894). Holt talks about his early years, conversion to the Mormon Church, faith promoting experiences while preaching Mormon doctrine, hardships endured due to persecution, and traveling west to the Rocky Mountains.

  • Extent: 1 item (18 leaves)(0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Holt, James, 1804-1894
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1451
  • 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: Open for public research.
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 James Holt autobiography 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 1451; James Holt autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1451, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ronald Baker in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ronald Baker; 1978.
Subject Terms
Holt, James, 1804-1894; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormons--Illinois--Johnson County; Pioneers; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1451
Finding Aid Title
Holt (James) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:13-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Early Mormon pioneer.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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