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John Elbert Wilcox diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 875

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of six notebooks on which Wilcox kept diaries while serving on three missions during the years 1887-89, 1897, and 1915-16. He served in South Dakota and in Florida. The diary entries are often brief and largely describe church activities, meetings attended, miles traveled, and the weather. This collection consists of six notebooks on which Wilcox kept diaries while serving on three missions during the years 1887-89, 1897, and 1915-16. He served in South Dakota and in Florida. The diary entries are often brief and largely describe church activities, meetings attended, miles traveled, and the weather.

Dates

  • 1887-1916

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

Biographical History

Wilcox lived in Coyote, Utah and served at least three missions for the Mormon Church.

Extent

6 v. (6 notebooks)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John Elbert Wilcox diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 21
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