Joseph A. Kuhn letters

Joseph A. Kuhn letters

Dates: 1866

Handwritten letters dated 1866 and addressed to Kuhn's parents and to other friends and family members. The items were written in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Utah. Kuhn tells about his experiences on the Oregon and the California trails. He writes about meeting Mormons in Salt Lake City and elsewhere in Utah and gives his impressions of them.

  • Extent: 12 items (42 p.)
  • Creator: Kuhn, Joseph A.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2394
  • 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.
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 Joseph A. Kuhn 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 2394; Joseph A. Kuhn letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2394, LTPSC.
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Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
California National Historic Trail; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Utah--History; Oregon National Historic Trail--History; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kuhn (Joseph A.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:17-0600
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Biographical History

American pioneer emigrating to California.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts