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Levi W. Hancock journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3252

Scope and Contents

Phtocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Hancock writes about his service in the Mormon Battalion during the War with Mexico, 1846-1848. He writes about the daily activities of the men and about their hardships. He also includes a number of hand-drawn maps relating to the march of the battalion.


  • 1846-1847


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 Levi W. Hancock journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Hancock was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and a pioneer to Utah. He also served in the Mormon Battalion in the War with Mexico.


3 folders (ca. 200 p.)(0.24 linear ft.)

Custodial History

These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 26.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 26.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Levi W. Hancock journal
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2011 March 1
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