A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community
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Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article.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.
- Wolfinger, Henry J. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Open for public research.
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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.
Author and archivist-trainee, National Archives and Records Service, Washington, DC, when this article was written.
1 item (34 leaves)
Donated by Henry J. Wolfinger in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Henry J. Wolfinger; 1978.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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- Elisa Visick
- 2020 July 29
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.