William Decatur Kartchner autobiography
Scope and Contents
Handwritten autobiography. Kartchner writes about his early life in Pennsylvania; joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1843 and subsequently moving to Nauvoo, Illinois; and his migration to Utah in 1847. He lived in serveral places in Utah and settled in Arizona. Also included is a partriarchal blessing for Etta Kartchner.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Photocopies available for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
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1 item (106 p.)(0.14 linear ft.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- City and Town Life
- Home and Family
- Kartchner, Etta, 1881-
- Kartchner, William Decatur, 1820-1892
- Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History
- Mormons -- Arizona -- History
- Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- History
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of William Decatur Kartchner autobiography
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 April 26
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States