Elias Hutchings autobiography
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2470
Scope and Contents
Handwritten autobiography and photocopies of the item. Hutchings was born in New Hampshire and lived later in Vermont, New York, Ohio, Iowa, and Illinois. He was baptized a member of the Mormon Church in 1830, participated in the "Zion's Camp" march of 1834, served on a mission to New York and Pennsylvania, and personally knew Joseph Smith (1805-1844), first president of the Mormon Church. Hutchings died in 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois.
- circa 1842
- Hutchings, Elias, 1784-1845 (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 Elias Hutchings autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 v. (48 p.)(+ 1 photocopy)(0.15 linear ft.)
Donated by Dan and Rosalind Wakefield in 1982.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Dan and Rosalind Wakefield; 1982.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Elias Hutchings autobiography
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2010 October 28
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.