William Snow autobiography
Scope and Contents
Handwritten autobiographical materials. Snow writes about his early life in Vermont, conversion to the Mormon Church, and missionary work. Some genealogy and patriarchal blessings are included. Snow made the overland journey by ox team from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Salt Lake City in 1850. He writes of numerous deaths from cholera, problems with company discipline, and travelling conditions.
- Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881 (Person)
- Snow, William, 1806-1879 (Person)
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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 Autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Mormon pioneer, farmer and probate judge who settled in southern Utah.
3 items (Typescripts.) : (ca. 50 pages)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Autobiography
- Jennifer Kim
- 2011 September 21
- Description rules
- 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