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William Dearborn Brown journal

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7819

Scope and Contents

Journal by Brown writing about his ancestors, family history, and his own personal history. Materials also include a digital record of the journals. Entries date from around 1860.

Dates

  • approximately 1860

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 William Dearborn Brown journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

William Dearborn Brown (1813-1901) was an American carpenter.

William Dearborn Brown was born on February 27, 1813, in Gouverneur, New York. He married Harriett Frances Hatch on March 18, 1840, in Fowler, New York, and together they had ten children. He worked as a carpenter in Michigan and New York. His family converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and settled in Utah in the 1860s. He died in 1901, in Texas.

Extent

1 folder (0.10 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Materials are left in original order.

Custodial History

Donated by Venda Brown Bliss Castleberry.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Venda Brown Bliss Castleberry.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Documents the family and personal history of William Dearborn Brown.

General

Holograph.

General

Description: 51 p. ; 21 x 26 cm.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, curator; 2011.
Title
Register of the William Dearborn Brown journal
Status
Completed
Author
John Murphy, curator, and Elizabeth Ballif, student processor
Date
2011 May 3
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States