Mitchell family biographies
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of handwritten and typed texts. Consists of two biographical sketches, one of Margaret Mitchell Blyth (1824-1910) and the other of Elizabeth Ann Blyth (1859-1919), written by one of their descendants, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce (1881- ), and an autobiographical sketch of Pearl Boyce.
Discusses Margaret's birth in Scotland and her family's subsequent immigration to Canada and later to the United States; their conversion to the Mormon Church in California; their move to Utah; and life on the Utah frontier. Pearl also describes in detail an experience she had with someone she believed to be one of the "Three Nephites."
- Tanner, George S. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Mitchell family biographies must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Converts to the Mormon Church, early settlers in Utah.
3 items (33 leaves)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Blyth, Elizabeth Ann
- Blythe, John Law
- Blythe, Margaret Mitchell
- Boyce, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Frontier and pioneer life -- Utah
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Arizona -- History
- United orders (Mormon Church) -- Utah -- History
- Utah -- History -- 19th century
- Utah -- History -- 20th century
- Vernal (Utah) -- History
- Register of Mitchell family biographies
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- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 July 20
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.