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William Decatur Kartchner autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 904

Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.

Dates

  • 1884-1894

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopies available 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.

Historical note

Mormon pioneer.

Extent

1 item (106 p.)(0.14 linear ft.)

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of William Decatur Kartchner autobiography
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 April 26
Description rules
Appm
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

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