Sam Brannan correspondence

Sam Brannan correspondence

Dates: 1880-1888

Handwritten and signed correspondence and legal documents. The items relate to Brannan's efforts to establish colonies in Sonora, Mexico. Some of the items are to and from Jesse C. Little.

  • Extent: 21 folders (2.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 37
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • 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 Correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 37; Sam Brannan correspondence; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 37, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889; Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889--Correspondence; Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893; Little, J. C. (Jesse Carter), 1815-1893--Correspondence; Material Types; Mexico--Colonization--History; Sonora (Mexico : State)--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Brannan (Sam) correspondence
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Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-30T10:00-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon Church leader, California pioneer, and colonizer in Mexico.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts