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Gibbs, John Henry, 1853-1884



  • Existence: 1853 - 1884

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

C. W. Carter photograph of missionary memorial

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233609061]
Identifier: MSS P 477
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a memorial held for slain Mormon missionaries William S. Berry and James H. Gibbs, taken in 1884.

Dates: 1884

John Henry Gibbs funeral photograph

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233615654]
Identifier: MSS P 629
Scope and Contents

John Henry Gibbs funeral photograph, 1884 collection contains 1 photograph of the memorial tribute to John H. Gibbs and William S. Berry who were killed on their mission in 1884 at Condor's Farm, Tennessee.

Dates: 1884

John Henry Gibbs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 741
Scope and Contents

The John Henry Gibbs Collection deals mainly with Gibbs' mission. The collection is organized into the following categories: genealogical information, journals, notebooks and miscellaneous items, letters, personal history of Louisa Gibbs, articles written about the Tennessee Massacre and books owned by Gibbs.

Dates: 1872-1938

Willis E. Robison journals

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232481546]
Identifier: MSS 1591

Handwritten missionary journals and typescripts. The items describe Robison's experiences while serving in the Southern States Mission of the Mormon Church. In particular the journal relates information about the slaying of John H. Gibbs and William S. Berry, two Mormon missionaries in the mission; the subsequent investigation of the slayings by Robison and his mission president B.H. Roberts; as well as other stories of persecution towards Mormons.

Dates: 1882-1884

Willis Eugene Robison photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 1591
Scope and Contents

Collection includes five portrait photographs of Mormon missionaries in the Southern States Mission from 1882 to 1884. Includes images of John H. Gibb and William S. Berry, among others.

Dates: approximately 1882-1884

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Photographs 3
Diaries 2
Electronic books 2
Acetate negatives 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1