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Arvil B. Harris Manuscript Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Arvil B. Harris Manuscript Collection
Dates: 1855-1976 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 012
Summary: Within this collection are biographical accounts of Arvil B. Harris' father, Leander S. Harris and his grandfather, Martin Henderson Harris of which Harrisville in Weber County is named after. These biographies have been compiled and edited by Arvil Harris. Also in this collection is a diary kept by Leander on his experiences in his LDS mission to the eastern states, an Ogden Standard Examiner article on Martin H. Harris, an historical account of life in the early 1900s in the Ogden area by Arvil, some poetry written by Leander and Arvil, and a testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington.
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1, Folder 1: Biography of Martin Henderson Harris (unknown)
Box 1, Folder 2: Testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington (signed affidavit)- Xerox copy (1800's)
Box 1, Folder 3: Biography of Leander S. Harris (unknown)
Box 1, Folder 4: Diary of Leander S. Harris' eastern states LDS mission (Also Xerox copy of diary) (1850-1950)
Box 1, Folder 5: The Changing Eras of the Early 1900's and The Harrisville Brickyard in the Early 1900's - an historical account of life in the early Ogden area (1890-1920)
Box 1, Folder 6: 1976 Ogden Standard Examiner article on Martin H. Harris' LDS mission to the Oregon Territory (1976)
Box 1, Folder 7: Poem about Martin H. Harris "The Pioneer" by Arvil Harris: 1950 (1950)
Box 1, Folder 8: Historical manuscript on early wagon trains and early American rifles (1840-1870)
Box 1, Folder 9: Small pencil sketch with the signatures of Leander S. Harris and Louisa G. Harris (unknown)
Box 1, folder Mapcase: The Deseret News: January 26, 1854 and May 16, 1855 (1855)

Content Description +/-

Within this collection are biographical accounts of Arvil B. Harris' father, Leander S. Harris and his grandfather, Martin Henderson Harris of which Harrisville in Weber County is named after. These biographies have been compiled and edited by Arvil Harris. Also in this collection is a diary kept by Leander on his experiences in his LDS mission to the eastern states, an Ogden Standard Examiner article on Martin H. Harris, an historical account of life in the early 1900s in the Ogden area by Arvil, some poetry written by Leander and Arvil, and a testimony given by Martin H. Harris to William Pilkington.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open for public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arranged chronologically by subject.

Acquisition Information:

Donated

Processing Note:

Process date unknown

Creator:

Harris, Arvil B.

Language:

Material in English .

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

9 folders

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid encoded in English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Sarah Langsdon

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

Civil War
Harrisville (Utah)
Ogden (Utah)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints--Missions.

Personal Names:

Harris, Arvil B..

Geographical Names:

Oregon
Eastern States

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