John Kettle journal

John Kettle journal

Dates: 1856

Typescript of a John Kettle's daily account of the voyage across the Atlantic on the ship, "Samuel Curling", and of the journey across the plains to Utah.

  • Extent: 1 item (3 leaves)(0.04 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1688
  • 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 John Kettle journal 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 1688; John Kettle journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1688, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Clifford Warner in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Clifford Warner; 1980.
Subject Terms
Kettle, John; Samuel Curling (Ship); Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Mormons--United States--History; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kettle (John) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-27T04:20-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Mormon convert who emigrated to Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts