Personal histories and life sketches of ancestors of Vera Price
Scope and Contents
These manuscripts are biographies and autobiographies of ancesters of Vera Price. These individuals include Lewis Dunbar Wilson Jr. and Sr., John Lingren (autobiography), and James Brown (by Gladys Brown White). Most of the biographies are short (several pages) typescripts. There are biographies of 17 members of the Wilson family, 4 of the Price family, 3 of the Hunt family, and 2 of the Walton family. These individuals were Mormons, most of whom lived in Idaho. James Brown was a member of the Mormon Battalion. The Lingren autobiography is in his own hand. It includes handwritten copies of his correspondence and copies of patriarchal blessings of family members given by O. N. Liljenquist. The Lingren materials and a handwritten history of the Wilson family have been photocopied and are also available in the collection.
- approximately 1890-1978
- Lingren, John (Person)
- Price, Vera H. (Person)
- White, Gladys Brown (Person)
- Liljenquist, Ola Nilsson, 1825-1906 (Person)
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 Personal histories and life sketches of ancestors of Vera Price must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.) : (3 folders)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Vera Price; 1978.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Brown, James, 1801-1863
- Hunt family
- Idaho -- History
- Lingren, John
- Material Types
- Mormons -- Idaho -- Biography
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)
- Price family
- United States. Army. Mormon Battalion
- Walton family
- Wilson family
- Wilson, Lewis Dunbar, 1805-1856
- Wilson, Lewis Dunbar, 1840-1922
- Register of Personal histories and life sketches of ancestors of Vera Price
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 14
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.