Life sketch of Jeremiah Curtis

Life sketch of Jeremiah Curtis

Dates: 1976

Typescript. The sketch tells of early Mormon pioneers who emigrated from Illinois to Texas with the Lyman Wight colony in 1845. Includes letter from donor.

  • Extent: 1 item (2 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gerber, Aurelia, 1882
  • Call Number: MSS SC 581
  • 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 581; Life sketch of Jeremiah Curtis; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 581, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Aurelia Gerber in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Aurelia Gerber; 1976.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Wightites); Curtis, Jeremiah, 1782-; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Colonization--Texas; Pioneers; Texas--Colonization
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Life sketch of Jeremiah Curtis
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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Biographical Note

Great-granddaughter of Curtis.

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