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24, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1921

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Image of 24, personal journal / James E. Talmage
Image of 24, personal journal / James E. Talmage

Scope and Contents

Typewritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1 to December 31, 1921. 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 traveling to different regions of the United States. Continues with entries on new edition of the Book of Mormon, and mentions decision to also revise the Doctrine and Covenants and Pearl of Great Price, which was published at the end of the year. Mentions his involvement in disbanding a group of Saints in Eureka, Utah, for practices not consistant with Church doctrine. Includes newspaper clippings and programs related to Talmage, including many on Talmage's addresses on various topics. Dated 1921.


  • 1921

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.


62 p. ; 30 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 31, 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