Brigham Young University
L. Tom Perry Special Collections Library
1825-1910, 5 inches.
Letters, certificates of election, receipts, invitations, calling cards, maps, envelopes, deeds, family blessings, and a wallet with an engraving plate. There are also papers related to the settlement of the Bernhisel estate and secondary sources included with the collection. An inventory is available in the repository.
1841, 1 item (2 pages).
A letter dated August 18, 1841, composed in New York and addressed to Joseph Smith, first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. John Bernhisel writes concerning the purchase of land in Nauvoo, Illinois.
In the Bernhisel Family Papers, 1881-1976, 5 linear inches.
This collection consists of family histories of the Bernhisel and Van Orden families and numerous other individuals of Lewiston, Utah. There is also a town history of Lewiston, Utah, written by John Milton Bernhisel.
In the collection of legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah, 1838-1895, 7 items.
The collection includes a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, and others.
Department of Special Collections
In the Thomas Leiper Kane Papers, 1846-1883, 0.5 linear foot.
The papers primarily cover Thomas Kane's two trips west in 1846-1847 and in 1858. Subjects covered include John Milton Benhisel.
Utah State Historical Society
Salt Lake City, UT
1841-1850, 24 pages.
Includes letters dated from August 18, 1841, and March 8, 1843, from John Bernhisel to Joseph Smith. Also includes correspondence with Brigham Young and others between March 5, 1850, and November 9, 1850, concerning Utah affairs in Washington, D.C.
n.d., 1 microfilm reel.
Includes mementoes, writings, cards, and press notices of and by John Milton Bernhisel. The material was compiled by David M. Bernhisel, son of John Milton Bernhisel.
In the Walter Murray Gibson Papers, 1855-1865, 61 pages.
Includes letters mostly concerning the affairs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Hawaiian Islands. Subjects covered include John Milton Bernhisel.
In the L. John Nuttall Papers, 1877-1879, 50 pages.
These papers include diary excerpts. Subjects covered include John Milton Bernhisel.
In the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Utah Superintendency Papers, 1849-1880, 10 microfilm reels.
Correspondents include John M. Bernhisel. An inventory is available at the repository.
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