John T. Dorcheus memoirs

John T. Dorcheus memoirs

Dates: 1911

Handwritten autobiography. Dorcheus lived in Gunnison, Utah and later in Ashton, Idaho. He participated in the "Black Hawk War" against the Ute Indians in Utah. Also included are typed copies of Mormon patriarchal blessings of Dorcheus family members.

  • Extent: 1 v. (75 p.)
  • Creator: Dorcheus, John T.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1879
  • 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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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 John T. Dorcheus memoirs 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 1879; John T. Dorcheus memoirs; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1879, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Ivan O. Thueson in 1981.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ivan O. Thueson; 1981.
Subject Terms
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)--History; Mormons--Utah--History; Ashton (Idaho)--History; Gunnison (Utah)--History--Sources; Ute Indians--Wars--History; Mormons--Idaho--History; Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872; Dorcheus, John T.
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Dorcheus (John T.) memoirs
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-04-02 12:23:06 -0600.
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer to Utah and Idaho, polygamist, and member of the Utah Militia. He was also known as John Nicolai Thueson.

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