Samuel Briggs biographical sketches

Samuel Briggs biographical sketches

Dates: Undated

Typewritten sketch written by his son, Azer R. Briggs, and a typescript of an autobiographical sketch which tells of his life in England, his conversion to Mormonism, his immigration to Salt Lake City, Utah, and his testimony.

  • Extent: 1 item (5 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Briggs, Azer R.. -- Briggs, Samuel, 1826-1898
  • Call Number: MSS SC 375
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Samuel Briggs biographical sketches 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 375; Samuel Briggs biographical sketches; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 375, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Norma D. Jameson and Colleen T. Keetch in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Norma D. Jameson and Colleen T. Keetch; 1975.
Subject Terms
Emigration and immigration--Mormons; Home and Family; Mormon pioneers; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Briggs (Samuel) biographical sketches
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
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Biographical History

Mormon farmer.

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Ryan Lee
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