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Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 40
The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day. The group of Mormons was probably called to go to Utah to help meet the United States army marching on Utah.

Dates

  • 1857

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 Washington F. Anderson diary, 1857, must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Overview

The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.

Biographical History

Washington F. Anderson was a Mormon surgeon and pioneer.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of the Washington F. Anderson diary
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 March 28
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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