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Brigham Young funeral announcement for Heber C. Kimball

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 68

Scope and Contents

The folder contains a handwritten announcement of the death of the Mormon Apostle, Heber C. Kimball. Young also states when the funeral would be held. The item is dated 22 June 1868 and was probably penned by one of Brigham Young's secretaries who also signed Brigham Young's name to it.

Dates

  • 1868

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 the Brigham Young funeral announcement for Heber C. Kimball, 1868, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Brigham Young, 1801-1877, was a carpenter, painter, glazier, and second prophet and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Young was born at Whitingham, Windham County, Vermont. He married Miriam Works in 1824. Young was living in Mendon, New York when he joined the Latter-day Saints in 1832 and moved to Kirtland, Ohio. His Kirtland years were divided between missionary work and labor on the temple. He succeeded Thomas Marsh as president of the Quorum of Twelve. Young was a member of the Quorum of Twelve from 1835-1847. He was Church President from 1848-1877. Young directed the Latter-day Saint evacuation from Missouri, 1838-1839. He served a mission to England in 1839-1841. He served on the Nauvoo city council in 1841. In 1846-1848, he directed the Latter-day Saint migration from Nauvoo to Utah. Young served as Governor of Utah Territory in 1850, and he was Superintendent of Indian Affairs from 1851-1857. President Young directed colonization of hundreds of communities in the western United States. He died in Salt Lake City.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The folder contains a handwritten announcement of the death of the Mormon Apostle, Heber C. Kimball. Young also states when the funeral would be held. The item is dated 22 June 1868 and was probably penned by one of Brigham Young's secretaries who also signed Brigham Young's name to it.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Brigham Young funeral announcement for Heber C. Kimball
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
23 March 2011
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

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