Henry Ballard diary
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents
Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache valley, Utah area.
- Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 (Person)
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 Henry Ballard diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon pioneer and bishop of the Mormon Church.
2 v. (105 leaves) (110 leaves)
Donated by Church Archives in 1978.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Church Archives; 1978.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Ballard, Henry, 1832-1908 -- Diaries
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Indians of North America -- Utah -- Cache Valley -- History
- Logan (Utah) -- History
- Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Logan -- Diaries
- Mormons -- Utah -- Logan -- Diaries
- Polygamy -- History
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Prisoners -- History
- Utah Expedition (1857-1858) -- Sources
- Register of Henry Ballard diary
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 28
- 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.