Newel Knight autobiography

Newel Knight autobiography

Dates: approximately 1847

Mimeographed copy of a typed copy of an autobiography. Knight writes about his life and his association with the Mormon Church. He often tells more about Mormon Church history than he does about himself. He was with the Mormons in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.

  • Extent: 1 v. (36 p.)
  • Creator: Knight, Newel, 1800-1847
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2769
  • 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 Newel Knight autobiography 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 2769; Newel Knight autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2769, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Josephine Oldroyd in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Mrs. Josephine Oldroyd; 1979.
Subject Terms
Knight, Newel, 1800-1847; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormons--Illinois--History; Mormons--Missouri--History; Mormons--Ohio--History; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Knight (Newel) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-06T04:13-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts