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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.

Dates

  • circa 1842

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

Extent

1 v. (48 p.)(+ 1 photocopy)(0.15 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Dan and Rosalind Wakefield in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dan and Rosalind Wakefield; 1982.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of Elias Hutchings autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 October 28
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

Contact:
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