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James Humphries Biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3094

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of James Humphries, who was born in Bradford on Avon, England, in 1831. He tells about going to Australia in 1850, joining the Mormon Church in 1854, and starting to migrate to Utah in 1855. He writes about his many callings for the Mormon Church. "August 24, 1910. I have been very sick several days. Today I am very sick. It seems my last days has come now. I want to ask our children one and all if I am taken, I beg of you one and all to look after your mother." Also included is a one-page index to the item.


  • 1910


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 James Humphries Biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 item (4 p.)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 1 of the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of James Humphries Biography
In Progress
Andrea Wyss
2011 February 22
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States