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Jacob Kemp Butterfield correspondence

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2841

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten and typed copies of correspondence. Butterfield writes to his mother and other family members. Butterfield writes about his missionary work for the Mormon Church in Missouri; his association and employment with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Mormon Church; and his life in Missouri, Illinois, and Missouri. He also writes about his service with the Mormon Battalion. Also included is a biography of Abel Butterfield.


  • 1837-1886


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 Jacob Kemp Butterfield correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary.


16 items (30 p.)

Custodial History

Donated by Dale Butterfield in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dale Butterfield; 1989.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Jacob Kemp Butterfield correspondence
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 December 9
Description rules
Language of description
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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