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Erastus Fairbanks Snow correspondence and an autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 51

Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondnece with photocopies and an autbiography. The materials include correspondence between Snow and his family, 1847-1887, a report on the possibilities of Mormons settling in the Gila River Valley of Arizona and in Mexico, and an autobiography dictated to Snow's son, Franklin Snow. In the autobiography Erastus Snow tells about his work in the settling of St. George, Utah.

Dates

  • 1847-1887

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopies available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Erastus Fairbanks Snow correspondence and an autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Apostle in the Mormon Church an a colonizer of the American West.

Extent

24 folders (1.2 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies available in folders 21-24.
Title
Reigster of Erastus Fairbanks Snow correspondence and an autobiography
Status
In Progress
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 September 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States