Jacob Hamblin papers
Scope and Contents
The letter from Brigham Young to Jacob Hamblin in this collection was written about one month before the Mountain Meadows Massacre took place. In it, Young appoints Hamblin to be president of the Santa Clara Indian mission and tells him to keep good relations with the Indians. This collection also contains four blessings given to Jacob Hamblin.
- Tyler, Daniel, 1816-1906 (Person)
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 (Person)
- Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Register available (3 pages).
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886) was a missionary in southern Utah and became a well-known Indian agent and peacemaker. He mediated between the settlers and the Indians and helped to work out treaties between them.
3 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS815.xml
These items were in the possession of descendants of Jacob Hamblin until they were donated to BYU by Camilla Lee Ohlwiler, a granddaughter of Jacob Hamblin, in 2002.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
1 letter, 4 blessings.
Acquisitions: Camilla Lee Ohlwiler, August 2002.
Conservation Work: Washed, paper repair, deacidified, and encapsulation (March 19, 2004)
- Register of Jacob Hamblin papers
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 10
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States