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Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1984

Scope and Contents

Handwritten biography and journal. The biography is about Brigham's father, Jesse Nelson Perkins (1819-1883). Jesse was a Mormon missionary and pioneer who was active in civic and in Mormon Church affairs. He first settled in Davis County, Utah and later moved to Taylor, Arizona in 1877 with Brigham. Brigham's journal tells about his life in Taylor, Arizona.


  • 1927-1929


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and farmer who settled in Taylor, Arizona.


2 items (110 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Melvin Wakefield in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Melvin Wakefield; 1982.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Brigham Young Perkins biography and journal
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 17
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