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History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 793

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Detailed account of frontier life in Canada; his family's conversion to Mormonism in the early 1840s; a trip to Nauvoo, Illinois, in June 1845; the trip across the plains to Utah in 1847; and life in pioneer Utah.

Also includes account of the author's mission to Canada (1857-1858) and his subsequent recall because of the Utah War, along with his family's move to settle St. George, Utah. Ends with text of Gardner's patriarchal blessing, genealogical information about the family, and excerpts from the journal of his brother, Archibald.

Dates

  • 1884

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 History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Utah pioneer, Mormon church official, polygamist, missionary to Canada (1857-1858), and mayor of St. George, Utah (1872-1880).

Extent

1 volume (63 leaves)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of History of Robert Gardner, Jr. / written by himself at St. George, Utah
Status
In Progress
Author
Morgan Crockett
Date
2010 July 20
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