William Wilson Sterrett autobiography
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of photocopies of the holograph of Sterrett's autobiography and some patriarchal blessings he gave.
- Sterrett, William Wilson, 1825-1913 (Person)
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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 William Wilson Sterrett autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Sterrett was a postmaster and a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and patriarch. He served in the war with Mexico. He stopped in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1850 on the way to the gold fields in California. He joined the Mormon Church in 1851. He helped build Fort Supply in Wyoming and served in the Elk Mountain Mission for the Mormon Church. He lived in Salt Lake City, Beaver, and Cove, Utah as well as Paris, Idaho.
40 p. (0.1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Donated in 1976.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Reproduced in 1976?
- Beaver (Utah) -- History
- Cove (Cache County, Utah) -- History -- Sources
- Fort Supply (Wyo.) -- History -- Sources
- Home and Family
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Utah -- Elk Mountain
- Paris (Idaho) -- History
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History
- Patriarchs (Mormon theology) -- Biography
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of William Wilson Sterrett autobiography
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 21
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.