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Biographical sketches of the life of William Grant

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 342

Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary. Grant wrote his autobiography in 1882. Subsequently he kept a journal in the same volume. The diary consists mainly of monthly summaries of Grant's activities. Grant writes about his conversion to the Mormon Church in England, his migration to American Fork, Utah, and his activities as a businessman and musician. Grant also comments on Mormon polygamy.


  • 1882-1910


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Original restricted. Fiche and typescript available for patron use. Fiche copies of the item are available for patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biographical sketches of the life of Wm Grant must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon musician living in American Fork, Utah.


1 v. ((300 pages) + 6 fiche.)


LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Register of Biographical sketches of the life of Wm Grant
Garrett Schroath
2011 April 7
Description rules
Language of description
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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