Ten handwritten diaries with photocopies of the items, a draft of the book "The Story of the Mormons in the Holy Land," newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. Barrett kept his diary while serving on a mission for the Mormon Church with his wife in Israel. He writes about the tedium of day-to-day work, consultations with prominent Israelis, diplomatic visits of foreign dignitaries, and meetings with various General Authoriities of the Mormon Church. He also includes copies of letters from a number of General Authorities and other prominent Mormons.
- Barrett, Ivan J. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Materials may be used only with permission of the author.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
21 items (15 linear inches)
Author, biographer, patriarch in the Mormon Church, and professor of history and religion at Brigham Young University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Ivan J. Barrett; 1981.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
- Register of Ivan J. Barrett diaries
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 18
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