William Whitehead Taylor autobiography

William Whitehead Taylor autobiography

Dates: 1853-1907

Photocopy of typed extracts from the diary of William Whitehead Taylor, including an account of a short mission to Indians, along with photocopies of miscellaneous writings, photographs, genealogies and biographical notes.

  • Extent: 5 items (29 leaves)
  • Creator: Taylor, William Whitehead, 1828-1907
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1743
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Whitehead Taylor 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 1743; William Whitehead Taylor autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1743, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Helen Taylor Allison in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Helen Taylor Allison; 1980.
Subject Terms
Taylor, William Thomas; Actors--Utah--Lehi--History; Church work with Indians--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Taylor (William Whitehead) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:59-0600
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Biographical History

English convert to the Mormon Church who settled in Lehi, Utah, farmed and established a store there, and was very active in local theater for a while.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts