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Oliver Boardman Huntington autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2219

Scope and Contents

Handwritten unsigned, autobiographical account believed to have been written by Huntington. The author writes of being called by Brigham Young and Daniel H. Wells to go with an expedition to Carson Valley and tell the Mormons there to return to Utah to meet the United States army, known as "Johnston's Army" in 1857. Huntington gives and account of this expedition and mentions those who participated in it.

Dates

  • approximately 1880

Creator

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 Oliver Boardman Huntington autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Mormon pioneer, diarist, missionary, and explorer.

Extent

1 item (25 p.)(0.03 linear ft.)

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Oliver Boardman Huntington autobiography
Status
In Progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 October 4
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

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