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William Greenwood autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2442

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten autobiography and diary. The manuscript was read by Jennie Greenwood, William's grand daugther-in-law, at a meeting of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in Utah County, Utah. Greenwood writes about his life to the year 1848 and then starts a diary which has many gaps. Greenwood was born in England and later moved to Nauvoo, Illinois, with the Mormons. He migrated to Utah in 1847 and was active in many building projects in Salt Lake City. He also writes about his families.


  • 1848-1889


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.

Biographical note

Pioneer to Utah and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Photocopied from reel 51 of the 920 microfilm collection.


19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of William Greenwood autobiography
Benjamin Sipes
2011 March 31
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