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Ebenezer Beesley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1745

Scope and Contents

Mormon hymn books, musical scores, newspaper clippings, a short autobiography, a biography, and letters. Also included is a photostat copy of a handwritten list of passangers on the William Tapscott in 1859. The Mormons on the ship later formed the George Rowley handcart company which emigrated to Utah in 1859. Also included is a typescript of a diary by an unnamed person describing the journey to Utah with the Rowley company. This is transcription from the Journal History of the Church related to this company. All materials dated 1863-1950.

Dates

  • 1863-1950

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Ebenezer Beesley papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Utah pioneer musician.

Extent

2 boxes (10 linear inches)

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Ebenezer Beesley papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 April 18
Description rules
Appm
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