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Daniel Duncan McArthur autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 476

Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography, photocopy of the manuscript, and a typescript of the item. McArthur was born in New York State; joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in 1832; lived in Kirtland, Ohio, in Missouri, and in Nauvoo, Illinois. McArthur stayed at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, migrated to Utah in 1848, experienced troubles with Ute Indians, and served on a mission to England for the LDS Church from 1852 to 1856. Also included are blessings of family members and genealogical materials.


  • 1900


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Original manuscript restricted due to poor condition. Photocopy and transcription 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 Autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Mormon pioneer and president of the St. George Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


5 folders


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy of original available in folders 2a-4. Transcription available in folder 5.

Register of Daniel Duncan McArthur autobiography
Rose Frank
14 April 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