Coleman family histories

Coleman family histories

Dates: 1942

Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from four documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" "Trouble with the Hashknife Cattle Co.;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 796
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Colleman family histories 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 796; Coleman family histories; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 796, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Coleman family--History; Arizona--Frontier and pioneer life; Arizona--History--To 1912; City and Town Life; Indians of North America; Mormon Church--Arizona--History; Mormon Church--Missouri--History; Mormons; Mormons--Colonization--Arizona--History--Sources; Saint Johns (Ariz.)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; United orders (Mormon Church)--Utah--History--Sources
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
Coleman family histories
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:36-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneers in eastern Arizona.

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