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Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6242

Scope and Contents note

Lavon B. Jones wrote a biography of Henry Hamilton consisting of expounded upon journal entries of Hamilton. Henry Hamilton was born on 10 December 1831 in Scotland. It was there that he was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hamilton immigrated to the United States and crossed the plains and arrived to Utah Valley. His Scottish heritage played a huge part of his life until his death in 1901.


  • 1980


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lavon Bradford Jones is the grandson of Henry Hamilton. He was born on 25 May 1914 and died 16 January 2008.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton is a biography that accounts for the life of Hamilton from his birth in Scotland to his death in Utah. Henry Hamilton was an early pioneer that forged his way from Scotland to the Utah Valley.

Custodial History note

Donated by Lavon B. Jones in in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Lavon B. Jones; 1991.

Appraisal note

20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because it relates the history of the first Mormon settlers in the West.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, John Murphy, curator; 2008.

Register of Lavon B. Jones biography of Henry Hamilton
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, Curator
8 August 2008
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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