Orson Hyde Elliott autobiography
Scope and Contents
Writes of his family's conversion to the Mormon Church prior to his birth; move to Nauvoo, Illinois, 1844; Iowa, 1846; and Utah, 1852. Discusses his disillusionment with Mormonism; and travels in the United States, Mexico, Central America, and South America. Includes mention of Brigham Young; plural marriage; Corinne, Utah; and several other topics. Some characters and words are difficult to read in this multi-generation photocopy.
- Elliott, Orson Hyde (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 box (0.5 linear ft.) : photocopy
Photocopy lent to BYU by Blaine W. Elliott, Orem, Utah, beginning in September 1996. BYU Special Collections and Manuscripts used Elliott's copy to make another photocopy.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Central America -- Description and travel
- Corinne (Utah)
- Elliott, Orson Hyde -- Biography
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Latter Day Saint churches -- Controversial literature
- Mexico -- Description and travel
- Nauvoo (Ill.)
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Controversial literature
- South America -- Description and travel
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 -- Controversial literature
- Register of Orson Hyde Elliott autobiography
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 April 20
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.