Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography

Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography

Dates: 1881

This collection consists of photocopies of a typewritten document. Miner was baptized into the Mormon Church in 1831. She lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Springville, Utah. She had three husbands and fourteen children. Her autobiography tells of her personal hardships in following her chosen faith.

  • Extent: 5 p. (0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Miner, Tamma Durfee, 1813-1885
  • Call Number: MSS SC 888
  • 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.
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Alternative Format
Reproduced in 1977.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography 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 888; Tamma Durfee Miner autobiography; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 888, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1977 and 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1977, 1978.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century; Home and Family; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--Biography; Mormons--Biography; Mormons--Persecutions--History--19th century; Pioneers; Social Life and Customs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Miner (Tamma Durfee) autobiography
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:13-0700
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Biographical Note

Miner was a Mormon pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts