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Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

Dates: 1936

Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.

  • Extent: 207 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lillywhite, Eva J.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 88
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Location of Originals
Original journal located in the Historical Department of the Latter-day Saint Church, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff, 1807-1864 must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Note
Typescript includes prefatory and postscript material.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 88; Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 88, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Shurtliff, Luman Andros, 1807-1884; Diaries; Far West (Mo.)--History; Material Types; Mormon missionaries; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History; Nauvoo (Ill.)--History--19th century; Ogden (Utah)--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Utah Expedition (1857-1858); Weber County (Utah)--History
Physical Location
Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections and Manuscripts Dept., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC88
Finding Aid Title
Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:11-0700
Finding Aid Language
English


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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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