Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal

Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal

Dates: 1927-1929

Handwritten biography and journal. The biography is about Brigham's father, Jesse Nelson Perkins (1819-1883). Jesse was a Mormon missionary and pioneer who was active in civic and in Mormon Church affairs. He first settled in Davis County, Utah and later moved to Taylor, Arizona in 1877 with Brigham. Brigham's journal tells about his life in Taylor, Arizona.

  • Extent: 2 items (110 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Perkins, Brigham Young, 1850-1937
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1984
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Brigham Young Perkins biography and 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 1984; Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1984, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Melvin Wakefield in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Melvin Wakefield; 1982.
Subject Terms
Perkins, Jesse Nelson, 1819-1883; Davis County (Utah)--History; Home and Family; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Mormons--Arizona--Taylor--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Davis County--Biography; Pioneers; Social Life and Customs; Taylor (Ariz.)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Perkins (Brigham Young) biography and journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:04-0600
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Biographical Note

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and farmer who settled in Taylor, Arizona.

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