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Joseph Young letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1001

Scope and Contents

Holograph letters addressed to Lewis Harvey dated 16 Nov. and 18 Nov. 1880. Young tells about his conversion to the Mormon Church and baptism into that faith in 1832. He also tells about his dealing with the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844); about the Mormon Church in Kirtland, Ohio in the 1830s; and about the organizing of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies by Joseph Smith in 1835.

Dates

  • 1880

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 Joseph Young letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Member of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies (1835-1881) for the Mormon Church and brother of the Mormon prophet, Brigham Young (1801-1877).

Extent

2 items (6 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Chad Flake in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Chad Flake; 1978.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Joseph Young letters
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 July 28
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