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History of Manti manuscript

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1866

Scope and Contents

Typewritten manuscript of a history of Manti, Utah. The item covers the years from 1849 to 1897. It includes contributions from a number of authors who describe their experiences. A number of accounts of Indian troubles are presented as well as descriptions of how the town and its fort were constructed. The manuscript was apparently never published.


  • approximately 1900


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 History of Manti manuscript must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon genealogist, temple recorder, historian, and member of the Utah Militia. He died in 1906.


1 v. (100 leaves)

Custodial History

Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1981.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Raymond B. Farnsworth; 1981.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of History of Manti manuscript
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 9
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States