Jonathan Crosby autobiography and diary
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2284
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is a typescript of these items. Crosby joined the Mormon Church and followed that faith to Kirtland, Ohio and later to Nauvoo, Illinois. Crosby migrated to Utah in 1848. He served on missions for the Mormon Church in Canada, 1842-3, and in the South Pacific, 1850-2, where he spent most of his time in Tahiti. The diary covers the years 1850 to 1852.
- Crosby, Jonathan (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 Jonathan Crosby autobiography and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon Church leader and pioneer.
2 items (69 p.)
Donated by Tim Rathbone in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Tim Rathbone; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Missions--Canada--History
- Crosby, Jonathan
- Kirtland (Ohio) -- History
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon missionaries -- Canada -- Biography
- Mormon missionaries -- Oceania -- Diaries
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Register of Jonathan Crosby autobiography and diary
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- Elisa Visick
- 2010 October 8
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.