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Joshua K. Whitney papers, 1845-1902

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 2 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, account books, and other materials by Whitney. Includes information on his missionary service in England, as well as information on the Whitney family. Materials date from between 1845 and 1902.


  • 1845-1902


Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use original materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use microfilm copies.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical History

Joshua K. Whitney (1835-1902) was a Mormon farmer in Utah.

Joshua Kimball Whitney was born on February 13, 1835 in Kirtland, Ohio to Newel Kimball Whitney and Elizabeth Ann Smith. He emigrated to Utah where he worked as a farmer and cattle dealer. In 1857 he married Ann Longstroth (1837-1926) in Ohio, and they had four children. He died on January 26, 1902 in Salt Lake City, Utah.


10 folders

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm in repository.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States