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Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography

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Identifier: MSS SC 882
Photocopy of a typescript. Originally written to be read at a 1903 meeting of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. Mrs. Young describes her life in Nauvoo and her early years in Salt Lake City, Utah. She also comments on life as a polygamous wife of Brigham Young.

Dates

  • 1903

Creator

Physical Description

Typewritten; photocopy.

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 Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

7 p. (0.06 linear ft.)

Biographical Sketch

Mrs. Young was a Mormon pioneer who joined the Mormon Church in 1840, resided in Nauvoo, Illinois, and immigrated to Utah in 1847. She was the widow of Morris Whitesides and also became a polygamous wife of Brigham Young on 22 Jan. 1846. She had one child, Brigham Morris Young, born 18 Jan. 1854.

Custodial History

Donated in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1976.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Physical Description

Typewritten; photocopy.
Title
Register of Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young autobiography
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 July 22
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