Martha Cragun Cox autobiography

Martha Cragun Cox autobiography

Dates: 1928

Holograph autobiography which tells of Cox's early life in Salt Lake City, Utah and her family history, Latter-day Saint Church activities, education and teaching career. She married Isaiah Cox as a plural wife in 1869 and moved later to Mexico, settling in the Mormon colonies. She left Mexico during the Revolution of 1912.

  • Extent: 1 item (302 p.)
  • Creator: Cox, Martha Cragun, 1852-1932
  • Call Number: MSS SC 319
  • 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.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Martha Cragun Cox autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 319; Martha Cragun Cox autobiography; 20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 319, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Mormons--Mexico--History; Polygamy; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Cox (Martha Cragun) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Lucy Brimhall
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School teacher.

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