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XVII, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1914

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
XVII, personal journal / James E. Talmage
XVII, personal journal / James E. Talmage
Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1 to December 31, 1914. Begins and ends with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries are of meetings, lectures, funerals, and other duties pertaining to his calling as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences, and his position as director of Deseret Museum. Mentions ordinations and setting apart of bishops, missionaries, and others in priesthood callings. Includes newspaper clippings and programs related to Talmage. Mentions beginning of the Great World War (World War I) in September, and includes other reports on its progress. Also mentions beginning his work on "Jesus the Christ" in a special room in the Salt Lake Temple on September 14. Dated January-December 1914.


  • 1914

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy of the first twelve of thirty volumes of Talmage's personal journals (1879-1911) available online. Unedited typescripts and microfilm of all thirty volumes also available.

Conditions Governing Use

The literary rights to the Talmage collection rest with the Harold B. Lee Library and the Talmage family. Permission to publish material from the James E. Talmage collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


110 p. ; 17 x 26 cm

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm copy of journal is on Reel 4. Photocopy of journal is in Box 30, Folder 3.


Typescript, includes newspaper clippings.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States