Helen Hunt Jackson papers
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letters, poem, and manuscripts. The letters deal with personal and business matters. The manuscripts are leather bound holographs of Jackson's works "Christmas in the Pink Boarding House," "Passion Play at Oberammergau," "The People's Choice," and "Parson Williams Sabbath Breaking." Also included are a signed poem titled "Lifted Over," and a book by Jackson titled "Colorado." Also includes an image of Helen Hunt Jackson.
- Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885 (Person)
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 Helen Hunt Jackson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
American author and human rights activist best known for her friendship with Emily Dickinson and her battle for better treatment of the Native American.
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Helen Hunt Jackson papers
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 December 8
- Description rules
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.