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Joseph C. Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1461

Scope and Contents

Collection includes histories, travelogues, correspondence, accounts of early settlers, a genealogical review and other genealogical information, and a chapter from Walker's memoirs. Tells of his travels, 1863-1865, family history and genealogy, Mountain Meadows Massacre, anti-Mormon sentiment in various localities, conditions in Iowa and Montana, an encounter with Reorganized Latter Day Saint Church members, origin of Montana place names, story of T.C. Everts' rescue during the Washburne-Doane Expedition, history of Mormons in early Utah and correspondence about Montana recollections. Journal 1864-1866.

Dates

  • 1864-1907

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

Biographical History

Montana businessman, rancher and legislator.

Extent

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1461.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Joseph C. Walker papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 9
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States