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Thomas P. Shrock papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 354

Scope and Contents

Handwritten, printed, and signed documents concerning the travels of Thomas P. Shrock. The materials include two handwritten maps of eastern Mexico in 1850 made while Shrock was returning from the gold fields in California; a guarantee of safe conduct through Colorado in 1861 signed by William Gilpin, governor of Colorado; and a loyalty oath to the United States in 1861 signed by C. R. Jennison, Kansas Cavalry.

Dates

  • 1850-1861

Creator

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 Thomas P. Shrock papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Thomas P. Schrock (1816-1884) was a resident of Missouri and gold-seeker in California.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Thomas P. Shrock papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 14
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