Miscellaneous items : letter and poems

Miscellaneous items : letter and poems

Dates: 1894-1929

The collection contains: (1) a letter to Oswald Johnson from a fraternity brother named Bill, serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kolberg [Kolobrzeg, Poland], dated 26 September 1929. Four pages. (2) A poem, "Two Elders in S.C.", composed by Robert A. Paxton of Kanosh, Millard Co., Utah, who died while serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Grover, North Carolina according to a note at the end of the poem written by Wm. G. Ogilvie. Four pages. (3) A poem "Utah and the Mormons," unknown author, written in purple pencil. Note at the end in black ink dated 17 November 1894 addressed to Bro. [Will] Lee and signed by A. Smurthwaite. One page, two sides.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3118
  • 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 research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Miscellaneous items : letter and poems 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 3118; Miscellaneous items : letter and poems; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3118, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Provenance is unknown.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions; Paxton, Robert A.; Kanosh (Utah); Mormon missionaries; Mormons--Utah; North Carolina; Richmond (Utah); South Carolina
Genre / Form
Letters; Poetry
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC3118
Finding Aid Title
Miscellaneous items : letter and poems
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:22-0600
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu