Life sketch of A. Jay

Life sketch of A. Jay

Dates: 1926

Handwritten autobiography, a newsclipping about Aaron Johnson Sr. (1806-1877), a handwritten copy of the senior Johnson's biography by his daughter, Marilla Lucretia Johnson Miller, and handwritten copies of correspondence on the Johnson family genealogy. This correspondence consists of letters from Stephen Johnson, brother of Aaron Johnson Sr., and also from Frank L. Johnson and W.E. Johnson, distant cousins of Aaron Johnson Jr. All items are photocopies.

  • Extent: 6 items (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Aaron, 1850-1927
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1553
  • 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1553; Life sketch of A. Jay; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1553, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by the family through Neeale Lambert in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; the family through Neeale Lambert; 1979.
Subject Terms
Johnson, Aaron, 1850-1927; Alberta--History--Sources; Correspondence; Material Types; Mormons--Arizona--History; Mormons--Colonization--Alberta--History; Mormons--Colonization--Utah--Utah County--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Springville (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Biography; Letters; Newsletters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts
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Finding Aid Title
Life sketch of A. Jay
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Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon colonizer and soldier.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts