Dates: 1844-1976

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young, along with photocopies of typed and handwritten letters. The items, which relate to family matters and marriage relationships, include a letter from the LDS Historical Department regarding the marriages of Zina to Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, and a letter from the U.S. Customs Court in New York denying the existence of any records relating to a divorce between Henry and Zina.

  • Extent: 11 items (44 leaves)(0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cannon, Oa J.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1592
  • 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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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 1592; Biographies; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1592, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Paul Cannon in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Paul Cannon; 1979.
Subject Terms
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907; Jacobs, Henry Bailey, 1817-1886; Young, Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith, 1821-1901; Correspondence; Greeting cards; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormon missionaries--East (U.S.); Mormon missionaries--England; Mormon pioneers; Mormons--United States--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Temple work (Mormon Church)
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical Note

Granddaughter of Henry Bailey Jacobs and Zina Diantha Huntington Young and member of the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts