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Andrew Hunter Scott autobiography and diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2035

Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is a typescript of these items. Scott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the 1840s. He was also an early resident of Provo, Utah. Scott's autobiography covers his life to 1855, and his diary covers the years 1855 to 1859.


  • 1855-1859


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 Andrew Hunter Scott autobiography and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon Church leader, fruit grower, builder, and politician in Provo, Utah. Scott constructed roads, bridges, dams, buildings, and worked on the wall around Provo in 1854. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church from 1861 to 1874 and served as mayor of Provo for six years.


2 v.

Custodial History

Donated by Mrs. Melba Anderson in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mrs. Melba Anderson; 1982.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcriptions available in Folder 3-4.
Register of Andrew Hunter Scott autobiography and diary
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 22
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States