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Burton and Fielding family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4133

Scope and Contents

The Burton genealogy includes biographical information and sketches about James and Isabella Burton and their descendants. The Fielding family correspondence consists of photocopies of handwritten letters, most written while Joseph Fielding was serving as a missionary in England.


  • 1838-1967


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 Burton and Fielding family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

Arthur Fielding Burton apparently compiled these documents related to his paternal grandparents, James and Isabella Burton, and his maternal grandparents, Joseph and Hannah Fielding. Joseph Fielding served as president of the British Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1838 to 1840.


2 folders (0.15 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2007.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Related Materials

See also Correspondence, 1837-1842 (Joseph Fielding) Diary of Joseph Fielding.

Register of Burton and Fielding family papers
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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