History of Manti manuscript

History of Manti manuscript

Dates: circa 1900

Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.

  • Extent: 1 v. (100 leaves)
  • Creator: Farnsworth, Moses Franklin, b. 1834
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1866
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 History of Manti manuscript 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 1866; History of Manti manuscript; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1866, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Raymond B. Farnsworth; 1981.
Subject Terms
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872--Sources; City and Town Life; Manti (Utah)--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Manti--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; Ute Indians--Utah--History
Genre / Form
Manuscripts (for publication)
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1866
Finding Aid Title
History of Manti manuscript
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:02-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon genealogist, temple recorder, historian, and member of the Utah Militia. He died in 1906.



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