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Arthur Townsend journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3920

Scope and Contents

Includes one journal written by Arthur Townsend documenting his experiences while on a mission to England, 1896-1897. Also includes mission meeting announcements.


  • 1896-1897


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Arthur Townsend journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Townsend was born September 13, 1868 in Brampton, Derbyshire, England, to William Townsend and Emma Ruth Marsden. He married Lovenia Harker on December 28, 1893 and the couple had four children. He served a mission for The Children of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. Arthur Townsend died on August 28, 1950 in Murray, Utah.


1 folder ; (0.5 linear ft.)

Custodial History

These items were received by Special Collections in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; Ray Townsend; 1990.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of Arthur Townsend journal
Rose Frank
2011 June 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States