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James H. Jennings historical sketch

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3149

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Jennings written in 1935. Jennings was born in Ohio in 1853 and moved to Utah with his parents in 1856. He went to the Dixie Mission in southern Utah in 1862 and settled at Rockville. He gave his observations on schools, lyceum discussions, and the economic situation in the area. He also presented short sketches of leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including: Brigham Young; second president of the Mormon Church; Jacob Hamblin, Porter Rockwell, John D. Lee, and Lot Smith. Jennings attended Brigham Young Academy in 1881 and later became a stock raiser. Also included is a brief index to the item.


  • 1935


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 James H. Jennings historical sketch must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 item (7 p.)

Custodial History

These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection (film 920, reel 93, item 16) in 2001.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of James H. Jennings historical sketch
Rose Frank
12 May 2011
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