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Theodore Turley biography and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 560

Scope and Contents

Typescript (duplicated). The collection includes many quotes from Turley's journal covering his early life in England, Latter-day Saint Church conversion in Canada, Mormon difficulties in Missouri, 1838-1839, details of his mission to England accompanying the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, 1839-1840, the expulsion of the Mormons from Nauvoo, Illinois and his colonizing mission to San Bernadino, California, 1850-1857. Also includes one page of corrections and additions by Olive K. Turley and a photograph of Turley.

Dates

  • Undated

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 Theodore Turley biography and autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Turley was a master mechanic, gunsmith, Latter-day Saint Church leader and missionary.

Extent

1 item (74 p.)(0.09 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Purchased from Beth Moon in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Beth Moon; 1975.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Theodore Turley biography and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 July 12
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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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States