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Search for Zarahemla : the call of expeditionary Parley Pratt Nelson

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8846

Scope and Contents

Draft copy of paper by Garth N. Jones on his ancestor and his part in the expedition to South America with Brigham Young Academy president Benjamin Cluff, Jr. to find the ancient Book of Mormon city of Zarahemla in Colombia. Original draft finished in 2008. This 2010 edition is the corrected version with some additions.

Dates

  • 2010 February

Creator

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 Search for Zarahemla : the call of expeditionary Parley Pratt Nelson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Garth N. Jones (b. 1926) is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage.

Garth Nelson Jones was born in 1926. He received a B.S. from Utah State University in 1947, then a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Utah in 1948 and 1954, all in Political Science. He was Professor of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Alaska at Anchorage until he became Professor Emeritus in 1988. During his career he has written about a dozen monographs on public policy, and numerous articles on Mormon history and culture.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 50 p. ; 28 cm

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Garth N. Jones in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Garth N. Jones; March 2010

Appraisal

Utah and the Western American and LDS cultural, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1V a.i. 1 and 4, November 2013.)

Bibliography

Article published in Journal of Mormon History, January 2016, Volume 42, Issue 1, p. 199-238.

Processing Information

Processed; Ryan K. Lee; 2016.

Creator

Title
Register of Search for Zarahemla : the call of expeditionary Parley Pratt Nelson
Status
In Progress
Author
Ryan K. Lee
Date
2016 March 23
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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