Thomas Jackson Schofield papers
Scope and Contents note
File contains photocopies of Thomas Jackson Schofield's handwritten diary, his patriarchal blessing, the patriarchal blessing of his wife, Martha, and the typescript of his diary. Schofield described his life as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wrote of his conversion in England, and about his life in Nephi, Utah from 1859 to 1860. He included in his diary his duties on his farm including watering and irrigating his garden, plowing, harrowing, and working on the public ditch.
- Schofield, Thomas Jackson, 1824-1893 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Thomas Jackson Schofield papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Thomas Jackson Schofield was born in Lancashire, England in 1824 and later converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prompting him to move to Utah. He married Martha Whitworth in England in 1849 and Sarah Foster in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1857. Schofield became a farmer in Utah until his death in 1893.
1 folder (0.02 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Photocopy of a handwritten diary and patriarchal blessings, with a typescript of the items, detailing Thomas Jackson Schofield's life as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Thomas Jackson Schofield writes about his conversion in England and about his farming life in Nephi, Utah from 1859 to 1860.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies note
Digital version available online.
Processing Information note
Processed; Melanie Nef; August 2008.
- Register of Thomas Jackson Schofield papers
- Melanie Nef
- September 2008
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Western Waters (WWDL) Grant, 2007-2010