William Derby Johnson papers

William Derby Johnson papers

Dates: 1891-1892

Typescripts of excerpts from his father's letters and journal, a letter from E.W. Johnson to the Deseret News concerning its account of Johnson's death, a letter from his father concerning personal conduct. Also contains photocopies of four photographs and a list of other accounts of Johnson's death due to a coyote bite in the Mormon Colonies in Mexico.

  • Extent: 5 items
  • Creator: Johnson, William Derby, 1870-1892
  • Call Number: MSS SC 423
  • 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 William Derby Johnson papers 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 423; William Derby Johnson papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 423, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Gift of Beth Simper, 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Beth Simper; 1975.
Subject Terms
Johnson, William Derby, 1850-1923; Young, John W., 1860-1926; Education; Mormons--Colonization--Mexico; Student Life
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Johnson (William Derby) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:10-0600
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Biographical History

Student, Brigham Young Academy.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts