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Abner Blackburn diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 43

Scope and Contents

Typescript of diary which gives accounts of the Mormon experiences in Missouri, frontier and pioneer life, Indian customs and warfare, and gold-digging during the California gold rush of 1849.

Dates

  • 1827-1851

Creator

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 Abner Blackburn diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Early Mormon pioneer, soldier of the Mormon Battalion, trapper, trader, and miner.

Extent

37 p.

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; 1974.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original at the Nevada Historical Society.
Title
Register of Abner Blackburn diary
Status
In Progress
Date
2010 May 17
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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