Photocopy of a handwritten letter dated May 17, 1953. Andrus travelled with his wife to visit the location of a home owned by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith (1805-1844) near the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. He describes what he saw there and relates stories of the Smith family that were told to him while he was there.
- 1953 May 17
- Andrus, Hyrum L. (Hyrum Leslie), 1924-2015 (Creator, Person)
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Hyrum Leslie Andrus letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Hyrum L. Andrus (1924-2015) was a Mormon author, archivist, and professor of religion at Brigham Young University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Hyrum L. Andrus letter
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 29
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