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Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography

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Identifier: MSSSC2180
Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography
Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography


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 Cyrena Dustin Merrill autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer.

Custodial History

Donated by Zola Scott Hardy in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Zola Scott Hardy; 1984.

General Note

Handwritten autobiography. Merrill joined the Mormon Church in 1837 and spent time in the Far West, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; Winter quarters, Nebraska; and then migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She describes the impact of a measles outbreak among Ute Indians in Salt lake City in 1851. In 1876 Merrill moved to Arizona with her family. Also included is a genealogy of the Merrill family.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States