Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches

Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches

Dates: 1935

Photocopies of three typescripts. One is a biography of Lyman Stephen Wood, the other a biography of Gideon Durfee Wood, and the third is a genealogical record of the John Daley family. Mitchell tells of the persecutions his grandfather had to endure as a Mormon in Missouri and Ohio, his move to Utah, his settling down in Springville, and his establishing the Springville Coop. Mitchell also talks about Gideon Durfee Wood who was the first mayor of Springville and member of the city council for several years. The family record covers the time from about 1780 to 1900.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Mitchell, Charles W. (Charles William), 1929
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1489
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biographies 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 1489; Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1489, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Darrel Taylor in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Darrel Taylor; 1979.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Springville (Utah)--History; Home and Family; Mormons--Utah--Springville--Biography; Mitchell, Charles W. (Charles William), 1929-; Wood, Gideon Durfee, 1808-1890; Wood, Lyman Stephen, 1832-
Genre / Form
Biography; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Lyman Stephen and Gideon D. Wood biographical sketches
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-12-14 11:54:11 -0700.
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Biographical Note

Grandson of Lyman S. Wood who was superintendent of the Springville Coop in Utah.

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