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Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3221
This collection contains a photocopy of a handwritten autobiography written by Patience Loader Rozsa Archer. The original autobiography consists of three notebooks: one stationary tablet, and two ledger bound notebooks. The contents deal with her life, experiences, and recollections. The autobiography seems to be taken from diaries, as there is a great deal of detail. It records part of the life of Patience Archer. It tells of her childhood in England, sea voyage to New York, and crossing of the American Plains with the Mormon pioneers. This is one of the best and most detailed accounts of the Martin handcart company in 1856.

Dates

  • 1900

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The contents of this collection are open to researchers according to established policy of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections library.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (326 p.) ; (.01 linear ft.)

Custodial History

This volume was left at the Special Collections Reception desk, 25 June 2001. An explanatory note accompanying the volume explained that it is a photocopy of an original document, of which Brigham Young University made a typescript in 1960 [BX 8670.07.Ar24a 1960]. The donor was Sandra Ailey Petree, for Paul and Jan West. Sandra Ailey Petree for Paul and Jan West.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Patience Loader Archer autobiography : photocopy of holograph
Status
in_progress
Author
Rose Frank
Date
3 March 2011
Description rules
appm
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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