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Benjamin F. Johnson papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1912
The collection contains handwritten letters, a reminiscence, and a draft for an obituary. The reminiscence is by Sarah Melissa Johnson and relates to her life growing up in Nauvoo, Illinois. She mentions how her father was called to protect the Prophet Joseph Smith whom they considered to be in danger.

Dates

  • 1881-1907

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 Benjamin F. Johnson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Mormon missionary and patriarch who served as a private secretary to the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844). He was also a farmer, orchardist, and freighter.

Custodial History

Donated by Delightra Cutler in 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Delightra Cutler; 1981.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Benjamin F. Johnson papers
Status
completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 13
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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