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Diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 850

Scope and Contents

This is a holograph diary covering from 1 July 1881 to 15 April 1884. During this time, the author worked as a surveyor for the Utah Central Railroad in Spanish Fork Canyon and vicinity. The first 17 pages of the document are in pencil and the remainder are in ink. The hand is often difficult to decypher, especially since many of the entries are partly in shorthand (Pitman).

Dates

  • 1881-1884

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

Biographical History

The author was an unidentified railroad surveyor for the Utah Central Railroad and a member of the 12th Ward of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City.

Extent

1 v. (54 p.)

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Diary
Status
In Progress
Author
Morgan Crockett
Date
2010 July 21
Description rules
Appm
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

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