James Stephens Brown diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
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Arizona pioneer, head of the Mormon mission to the Navajo Indians in Arizona (1875-1876).
1 item (31 leaves)
Language of Materials
Originally collected by George S. Tanner; formerly cataloged as Mss 600.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Department of Church History.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Originals
Original in possession of Louetta Brown Tanner.
Photographs of Brown with a group of Indians and of Mormon apostle Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886) have been transferred to Photoarchives.
- Arizona -- History -- To 1912
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Arizona--History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Arizona
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon missionaries
- Mormons -- Colonization -- Arizona -- History
- Navajo Indians -- Missions -- Arizona -- History -- Sources
- United orders (Mormon Church) -- Arizona -- History
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Brown, James S. (James Stephens), 1828-1902 (Person)
- Tanner, George S. (Person)
- Register of James Stephens Brown diary
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 20
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States