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Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2010
The Fish diaries cover his life from the 1840s to 1926. His histories of Arizona and his series on Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region cover aspects of western history from 1500-1905. The Joseph Fish typescripts include: "The Diaries of Joseph Fish," Fish's "History of the Eastern Arizona Stake of Zion and the Establishment of the Snowflake Stake," a "History of Arizona Territory," volumes 4-7 of "Pioneers of the Southwest and Rocky Mountain Region," and "History of Enterprise and its Surroundings."

Dates

  • 1902-1970

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 Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

Biographical history

Mormon pioneer and historian.

Custodial History

Vasco M. Tanner donated typescripts of the Joseph Fish diaries. Also, Chad Flake, Supervisor of Special Collections, transferred in 1982 typescripts of Fish's Rocky Mountain histories to the Manuscript Department.

Appraisal

LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).

Related title

Mormon migration.
Related title Arizona's Indian wars : massacres and road agents.
Related title Further pioneering in the Southwest.
Related title History of Arizona Territory.
Related title History of the Eastern Arizona Stake and the establishment of the Snowlfake State.
Related title History of Enterprise and its surroundings.
Related title Pioneer missioniary work among the Indian explorations : colonization of California and the Northwest.

Creator

Title
Register of Joseph Fish typescripts of histories and diaries
Status
completed
Author
Lucy Brimhall
Date
2013 February 27
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States