James W. LeSueur histories

James W. LeSueur histories

Dates: 1939

Collection contains five documents: an autobiography of James W. LeSueur; a typed copy of the resolution passed by the Arizona State Legislature passed on the death of Solomon Barth, a prominent resident of St. Johns, Arizona; a photocopy of a 1945 letter from LeSueur to a "Mrs. Kitt"; an account by LeSueur of the settlement of St. Johns; and a history of the Mormon settlements in Navajo County.

  • Extent: 5 items (16 leaves)
  • Creator: LeSueur, James W. (James Warren), 1878-1948. -- Tanner, George S.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 801
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James W. LeSueur 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 801; James W. LeSueur histories; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 801, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Barth, Solomon, 1842-1928; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona--History; Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924; Apache County (Ariz.)--History; Arizona--History--To 1912; Frontier and pioneer life--Arizona--Sources; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Colonization--Arizona--History; Navajo County (Ariz.)--History--Sources; Pioneers; Saint Johns (Ariz.)--History--Sources
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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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LeSueur (James W.) histories
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:02-0700
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Biographical History

Local Mormon Church official, Arizona businessman and public official, early resident of St. Johns, Arizona.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts