Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral
Scope and Contents
Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Hyde writes about his early life and religious experiences. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many missions he served for that faith. He also recounts his experiences with the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his activities in Kirtland, Ohio. Also included is a typewritten copy of the funeral for Hyde in Spring City, Utah on 1 Dec. 1878. A eulogy of him was given by the apostle for the LDS Church, Wilford Woodruff (1807-1898).
- approximately 1842-1878
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Utah pioneer and apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2 items (13 p.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Apostles--History
- Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878
- Kirtland (Ohio) -- History
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon missionaries -- History
- Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
- Speeches, addresses, etc., American
- Register of Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.