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David Foster Cluff mission diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 6700

Scope and Contents note

The David Foster Cluff mission diaries contain five diaries from David Cluff's mission to Samoa from 1894-1898. Also included are photocopies of the original diaries. The diaries account for David Cluff's day to day mission life in Samoa, his feelings, and thoughts about home.

Dates

  • 1894-1898

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from David Foster Cluff mission diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

David Foster Cluff was born on 24 May 1873 in Logan, Utah. He was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on 1 July 1883. He was set apart as a missionary in the Samoa Mission on 12 October 1894 and served there until 1898. He married Cora Alexander on 16 April 1900. He died 8 August 1938.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

The David Foster Cluff mission diaries consist of five diaries from David Cluff's mission to Samoa from 1894-1898.

Custodial History note

Donated by Maureen Ellen Cluff Holmes in 1993.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Maureen Ellen Cluff Holmes; 1993.

Appraisal note

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts under Collection Development Policy 5.VI: Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history.

Processing Information note

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009.

Title
Register of David Foster Cluff mission diaries, 1894-1898
Status
Completed
Author
Katie Connors, student processor; John Murphy, curator; 2009
Date
2009 January 15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States