Jodiah Leavitt letters

Jodiah Leavitt letters

Dates: 1871

Handwritten letters signed by J. Leavitt, believed to be Jodiah Leavitt. They are addressed to Leander Brown, a friend of Leavitt's living in Hillsdale, Michigan. Leavitt writes about family and personal matters.

  • Extent: 2 items (5 p.)
  • Creator: Leavitt, Jodiah
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2145
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Jodiah Leavitt letters 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 2145; Jodiah Leavitt letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2145, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased through Rick Grunder Books in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder Books; 1983.
Subject Terms
Brown, Leander; Leavitt family; Home and Family; Mormons--Utah--Ogden--History--Sources; Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Leavitt (Jodiah) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:28-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon living in Ogden, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts