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Sharon Burton papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6949

Scope and Contents note

Papers include research the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the nineteenth century. Materials include Burton's notes, as well as photocopies from other sources. Research was gathered during the early 2000s.


  • approximately 2000-2006


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

Biographical History

Sharon Burton is an amateur historian and genealogist in California.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Papers includes information pertaining to many theories, documents, and historical figures pertaining to the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the nineteenth century.

Arrangement note

Materials are ordered by topic, with each topic bundled using paper clips.

Custodial History note

Items were originally given to Susan Easton Black who in turn donated them to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2006.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Susan Easton Black; 2006.

Appraisal note

Included in the 21st century repository due to the approximate dates of compilation; also relevant to 19th Century Western & Mormon Americana; Material relating to the Latter-day Saint history of the nineteenth century.

Processing Information note

Processed; Lissa Bogart; 2009.

Register of Sharon Burton papers
Lissa Bogart
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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