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William Dearborn Brown journal

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS7819
Image of William Dearborn Brown journal
Image of William Dearborn Brown journal


  • circa 1860


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the William Dearborn Brown journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

William Dearborn Brown (1813-1901) was an American carpenter.

William Dearborn Brown was born on February 27, 1813, in Gouverneur, New York. He married Harriett Frances Hatch on March 18, 1840, in Fowler, New York, and together they had ten children. He worked as a carpenter in Michigan and New York. His family converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and settled in Utah in the 1860s. He died in 1901, in Texas.


1 folder ; 0.1 linear ft.

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Venda Brown Bliss Castleberry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Venda Brown Bliss Castleberry.

General Note


General Note

Description: 51 p. ; 21 x 26 cm.

General Note

Journal by Brown writing about his ancestors, family history, and his own personal history. Entries date from around 1860.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States