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Ammon M. Tenney papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 800

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Includes a number of letters written to Tenney by such people as Brigham Young (1801-1877), Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898), and John W. Young (1844-1924) concerning the purchase of land at St. Johns, Arizona, for Mormon settlement, missionary work among the Indians, and obtaining work for Mormon settlers by bidding on raliroad contracts. Some of Tenney's replies are also included. Folder also includes typescript copy of Tenney's journal for 1875-1876.

Dates

  • 1874-1889

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 Ammon M. Tenney papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer in Arizona, colonist, and missionary to the Navajo Indians.

Extent

18 items (50 leaves)

Language

English

Custodial History

Originally collected by George S. Tanner; formerly cataloged as Mss 600.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Ammon M. Tenney papers
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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