Duke family biographies

Duke family biographies

Dates: undated

Typewritten biographical sketch of Jonathan O. Duke, prepared by Ruby Duke Stringham, which tells (mainly through excerpts from his journal) of the Mormon expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois; residence in Iowa; immigration to Utah; life in Provo, Utah; and participation in the Echo Canyon War. Also includes two unsigned handwritten sketches: One of Jonathan Duke and one of his son, Robert S. Duke.

  • Extent: 3 items (0.09 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 569
  • 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.
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Technical Requirements
Handwritten items are photocopies.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Duke family biographies 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 569; Duke family biographies; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 569, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Roger Flick and Edna P. Hanson in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Roger Flick and Edna P. Hanson; 1975.
Subject Terms
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868; Duke, Robert S. (Robert Stone), 1837-1923; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Mormons--Persecutions; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History--19th century; Pioneers; Provo (Utah)--History; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Duke family biographies
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:06-0700
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts