A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman

A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman

Dates: Unknown

Typescript copy of a life sketch originally written by Jackman in 1851 which describes his early family life in Vermont and New York. The sketch also includes journal excerpts from 1835-1847 which detail his Latter-day Saint Church missions to Ohio, the 1847 trek across the Plains and early Utah life. Also includes a typescript of notes from a sketch by S.C. Richardson about Jackman.

  • Extent: 1 item (45 p.)
  • Creator: Jackman, Levi, 1797-1876. -- Richardson, S. C. (Sullivan Calvin), b. 1861
  • Call Number: MSS SC 605
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English
Collection maintained in original condition.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman 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 605; A short sketch of the life of Levi Jackman; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 605, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Phyllis Labrum in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Phyllis Labrum; 1975.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Immigration and American Expansion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail; Mormons--Relations with Indians; Pioneers; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Utah--History--19th century
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Jackman (Levi) A short sketch of the life of
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:33-0600
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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts