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William McLachlan diary, 1888

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7690
Image of William McLachlan diary
Image of William McLachlan diary

Scope and Contents

One small notebook belonging to William McLachlan, father of Alice McLachlan Rich. The notebook is a calendar diary of 1888. Entries date from between September and December.


  • 1888


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 William Jacobson and Sandy Borbón Rich collection on the Ben E. and Alice M. Rich family must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

William McLachlan (1840-1916) was a Scottish American carpenter in Utah.

William McLachlan was born May 30, 1840, in Scotland, to Gilbert McLachlan and Hannah Welsh Glencorse McLachlan. He married Caroline Filer in England in 1860, and they emigrated to Utah in 1863. He later married two additional wives, Margaret Naismith (1874) and Lucy Jerrold Hyder Evans (1886). He died December 3, 1916 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


1 folder



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States