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John Brown autobiography and four letters received

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 945

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of Brown's autobiography. Also includes four original letters, one from Augusta Winters Grant, wife of Pres. Grant; and a Relief Society Financial Report for 1892.


  • 1892-1913


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 John Brown autobiography and four letters received must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Brown was a bishop, missionary, and patriarch of the Mormon Church; a pioneer, wagon train captain, and explorer of the western U.S.; a colonel in the Nauvoo Legion militia and a captain in the Utah militia; a politician and mayor of Pleasant Grove, Utah.


2 folders

Custodial History

Donated by Mrs. Norma Jensen in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Mrs. Norma Jensen; 1977.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of John Brown autobiography and four letters received
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 July 26
Description rules
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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