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James Stephens Brown diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 807

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Author recounts his call to serve as a missionary among the Navajo Indians by Mormon church president Brigham Young (1801-1877); the trip to Arizona; his activities among the Indians; and his return to Utah a year later.

Dates

  • 1875-1876

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

Biographical History

Arizona pioneer, head of the Mormon mission to the Navajo Indians in Arizona (1875-1876).

Extent

1 item (31 leaves)

Language

English

Custodial History

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Department of Church History.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original in possession of Louetta Brown Tanner.

General

Photographs of Brown with a group of Indians and of Mormon apostle Jacob Hamblin (1819-1886) have been transferred to Photoarchives.
Title
Register of James Stephens Brown diary
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 20
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States