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.
- Walker, Joseph C., 1830-1908 (Person)
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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.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Montana businessman, rancher and legislator.
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File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1461.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Everts, Truman, 1816-1901
- Expeditions and Adventure
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Iowa -- History
- Montana -- History
- Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857
- Overland journeys to the Pacific
- Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
- Stuart, Granville, 1834-1918
- Utah -- History -- 19th century
- Walker family
- Washburne-Doane Expedition (1870)
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
- Register of Joseph C. Walker papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 9
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