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Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1164

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary kept from 1846 to 1848. Holmes writes about enlisting in the Mormon Battalion, the march to Santa Fe and to California, being discharged from the service, and his travels to Sacramento, California, and to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included is an obituary for Holmes, his account book, and biographies of Franklin Weaver and Sarah Elizabeth Holmes.

Dates

  • 1846-1947

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

Biographical note

Mormon shoemaker who served in the "Mormon Battalion" from 1846 to 1847 during the war with Mexico. He was born in 1806 and died in 1880.

Extent

8 items (0.05 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Title
Register of Jonathan Harriman Holmes diary
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 March 11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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