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William H. Homer research papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 825

Scope and Contents

Collection includes handwritten and typewritten research notes, articles, genealogies, diaries, and biographies. Also included is Homer family correspondence. The family members lived in Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. The notes relate to Homer's research on Martin Harris (1783-1875). Also included is a diary Homer's father, William Harrison Homer, Sr., kept while he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1867 to 1868.

Dates

  • 1867-1965

Creator

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 William H. Homer research papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

William H. Homer (1875-1964) was a farmer, teacher, and amateur historian.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Other Finding Aids

Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS825.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy of William H. Homer, Sr. missionary diary (1867-1868) available in folder 5. Transcription of William H. Homer, Sr. missionary diary available in folder 6.
Title
Register of William H. Homer research papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States