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Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 444
Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Hyde writes about his early life and religious experiences. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many missions he served for that faith. He also recounts his experiences with the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his activities in Kirtland, Ohio. Also included is a typewritten copy of the funeral for Hyde in Spring City, Utah on 1 Dec. 1878. A eulogy of him was given by the apostle for the LDS Church, Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898).

Dates

  • approximately 1842-1878

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

Extent

2 items (13 p.)

Biographical History

Utah pioneer and apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral
Status
completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States