Lewis Brunson autobiography

Lewis Brunson autobiography

Dates: 1861

Photocopies of one handwritten and one typed autobiographical record by Lewis Brunson. Brunson talks about joining the Mormon Church, persecution by mobs in Missouri and Illinois, his close relationship with his father, his own family, and his experiences as a missionary.

  • Extent: 2 items
  • Creator: Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1477
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Lewis Brunson 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 1477; Lewis Brunson autobiography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1477, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Helen Brunson Hillman in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Helen Brunson Hillman; 1979.
Subject Terms
Brunson, Lewis, 1831-1888; Home and Family; Mormons--Illinois--History--Sources; Mormons--Missouri--History--Sources; Mormons--Persecutions--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
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
Brunson (Lewis) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:51-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Early member of the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts