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A brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman

A brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of typescript. Although intended to be a biographical sketch of Lois Bushman, manuscript includes a great deal of information about her husband, John, and the author as well. Covers the conversion of Lois's family to the Mormon Church in 1844; their trek across the plains to Utah; their subsequent move to establish Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona in 1876; and life on the Utah and Arizona frontier.

  • Extent: 1 v. (36 leaves)
  • Creator: Smith, Maria Elizabeth Bushman, 1869-1953. -- Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 792
  • 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from XXX 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 792; A brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 792, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Bushman, John, 1843-1926; Bushman, Lois Angeline Smith, 1844-1921; City and Town Life; Frontier and pioneer life--Arizona--Sources; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Arizona--Sources; Mormons--Social life and customs--Sources; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Frontier and pioneer life--Utah--Sources
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
Brief sketch of the pioneer life of Lois A. Smith Bushman
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T16:12-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Daughter of Lois A. Smith Bushman.

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