Elvira Egbert Carson autobiography

Elvira Egbert Carson autobiography

Dates: 1901

Photocopy of a typescript of an autbiography "as given to H. Carson Healy, a grandson, during the summer of 1901 at Provo Bench (Orem), Utah." Carson tells Healy about joining the Mormon Church in Kentucky, facing persecutions in Missouri, migrating to Utah, and her life in Fairfield, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 item (8 p.)
  • Creator: Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908
  • Call Number: MSS SC 169
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Elvira Egbert Carson 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 169; Elvira Egbert Carson; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 169, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1975.
Subject Terms
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908; Fairfield (Utah)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormon women--History; Mormons--Missouri--History; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Carson (Elvira Egbert) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:12-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon woman and pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts