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Heber Robert McBride autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 501

Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and a photocopy of the item. McBride was born in England, joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his parents in 1856, and migrated to Utah. McBride writes about migrating to Utah in the ill-fated handcart company led by Edward Martin. He tells about the hardships he and his family faced. "We used to pray that we might die to get out of our misery." In Utah, McBride lived in Ogden, Provo, and Huntsville. He served as a scout during the Black Hawk War against the Ute Indians.

Dates

  • 1890

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Originals are resricted. Photocopies are available for patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Heber Robert McBride autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and pioneer to Utah.

Extent

1 item ((83 pages) ) : 1 photocopy.

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Heber Robert McBride autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
1 June 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

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