John Haslem Clark life histories

John Haslem Clark life histories

Dates: 1920-1933

The bulk of the collection describes the events of John Haslem Clark's life in his own words. He recalls his experience of traveling across the plains and settling in early Salt Lake City and Manti, and includes stories of encounters with Indians and the challenges of creating a life in newly-settled Utah. Also includes the genealogy of relatives and descendants of John Haslem Clark, Senior, John Haslem Clark's father.

  • Extent: 1 folder (141 p.)
  • Creator: Clark, John Haslem, 1842-1923
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3198
  • 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 John Haslem Clark life histories 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 3198; John Haslem Clark life histories; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3198, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Found in the stacks. Marcia Tuttle Carpenter, 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Marcia Tuttle Carpenter; 1987.
Subject Terms
Clark, John Haslem, 1842-1923; Clark, Mary Nodding Peacock; Clark, Therissa Emerett Cox, 1849-1933; Conrad, Fredrick; Groo, Isaac, 1827-1895; Keller, Ethel Therissa Clark; Immigration and American Expansion; Manti (Utah); Mormon pioneers; Mormons; Pioneers; Salt Lake City (Utah); Sanpete County (Utah); Ute Indian Tribe
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Clark (John Haslem) life histories
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:14-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer John Haslem Clark was born in Iowa in 1842. He traveled across the plains to Salt Lake with his family and later moved to Manti where he met his wife, Therissa Emerita Cox, and lived there until he died in 1929. THerissa Clark was born 1849 in Iowa and moved with her family to Manti. There she lived the remainder of her life.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts