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A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1069

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article. The item is a biography of Jane Elizabeth James (1820?-1908) which also presents information on the blacks in early Utah. Jane, a black, was converted to the Mormon Church and lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She was active in the Mormon Church and was married twice. The author has also included typescripts of documents relating to Jane's life.

Dates

  • 1973

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Author and archivist-trainee, National Archives and Records Service, Washington, DC, when this article was written.

Extent

1 item (34 leaves)

Custodial History

Donated by Henry J. Wolfinger in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Henry J. Wolfinger; 1978.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community
Status
In Progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2020 July 29
Description rules
Appm
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

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