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Mountain Meadows Massacre Collection, 1857-1916

Mountain Meadows Massacre Collection, 1857-1916

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Mountain Meadows Massacre Collection, 1857-1916 UALR.MS.0164

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
archives@ualr.edu



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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-08-07T09:24-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Mountain Meadows Massacre Collection, 1857-1916
Dates: 1857-1916
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet.5 document boxes
Identification: UALR.MS.0164
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Arrangement

Chronologically by publication.

Scope and Content

This collection contains materials concerning the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, including printed speeches, pamphlets, reports, government documents, and a typed manuscript.

This collection was originally numbered H-19 and is part of the J. N. Heiskell Historical Collections, courtesy of the Arkansas Gazette Foundation.


Historical Note

In September 1857, more than a hundred emigrants, including individuals from Crawford County, Arkansas, were killed in the Utah Territory on their way to California by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. There were only 17 survivors, all of whom were children.


Arkansas Gazette Foundation. (donor)
Crawford County (Ark.)--History--19th century
Heiskell, John Netherland, 1872-1972, collector
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S.Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

Copyright for correspondence in the collection belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.


Administrative Information

Citation Notes

Bibliographic citation:

Mountain Meadows Massacre Collection, 1857-1916, UALR.MS.0164. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote Information:

Description of item, location of item in the collection, Mountain Meadows Massacre, 1857-1916, UALR.MS.0164.


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