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John Murdock journal and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 997

Scope and Contents

Materials include two copies of the typescript of an autobiography covering, 1792-1867, and journals, 1830-1859. Murdock was a Campbellite who joined the Mormon Church in 1830. He lived with Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet, in 1833 and participated in "Zion's Camp" in 1834. He lived in Kirtland, Ohio; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Lehi, Utah and was in Missouri during the persecution of Mormons in that state.

Dates

  • 1830-1867

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 John Murdock journal and autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and Mormon Church bishop and missionary.

Extent

1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : (123 p.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Church Archives in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Church Archives; 1978.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription available in Folder 1.

Creator

Title
Register of John Murdock journal and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 27
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States