Nathan Tanner autobiography
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 836
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten autobiography. Tanner writes about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1831; participating in Zion's Camp in 1834; life in Kirtland, Ohio; his mission to the Eastern States for the Church; and his life in Far West, Missouri, and in Nauvoo, Illinois. He also tells about his interaction with early leaders of the Church and about troubles with mobs in Missouri and Illinois.
- approximately 1854
- Tanner, Nathan, 1815- (Person)
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 Autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 item (43 pages)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Far West (Mo.) -- History -- Sources
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Kirtland (Ohio) -- History
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- East (U.S.) -- History
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Missouri -- Far West -- History
- Mormons -- Ohio -- Kirtland -- History
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
- Tanner, Nathan, 1815-
- Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) -- Personal narratives
- Register of Nathan Tanner autobiography
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 23
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.