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Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 38

Scope and Contents

Two different typescripts of the same diary kept by Whipple: one prepared by Phyllis Clayton Pettit, the other by Anor Whipple. The diary gives genealogical data about Nelson Whipple's ancestors and tells of his early experiences in the Latter-day Saint Church, his move to Nauvoo, Illinois, his journey across the Plains to Utah and his life there.

Dates

  • 1863-1867

Creator

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 Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Early Utah pioneer.

Extent

2 items (225 pages)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Whipple family; 1973.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

General

The Pettit typescript is an abridgement of the diary. The Whipple typescript gives the diary in full.
Title
Register of Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries
Status
In Progress
Date
2010 May 14
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