James J. Adams autobiography

James J. Adams autobiography

Dates: approximately 1910

Typescript of a autobiography. Adams writes about his birth in Springfield, Illinois, his migration to Utah as a small child, his family's move to Parowan, Utah, and his subsequent life there. The item is "by Luella Adams Dalton" who probably typed and/or edited the manuscript.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.03 linear ft.) : (4 p.) ; 28 cm
  • Creator: Dalton, Luella Adams. -- Adams, James J., 1848
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3040
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 James J. Adams 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 3040; James J. Adams autobiography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3040, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The item was with the microfilm collection of sources found under 920 in Special collections. It was photocopied for better patron access.
Subject Terms
Mormons--Utah--Parowan; Mormon pioneers; Parowan (Utah)--History; City and Town Life; Social Life and Customs; Adams, James J., 1848-; Dalton, Luella Adams
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Adams (James J.) autobiography
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-12-07 10:26:29 -0700.
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Adams was a Mormon pioneer who settled in Parowan, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts