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H. H. Cluff diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1946

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary by Harvey H. Cluff. Cluff records events relating to his church activities. He talks about church talks, church courts, and reactions to the activities of federal officials who were pursuing Mormons because of the practice of polygamy. Cluff presents copies of letters written by Mormon Church leaders and gives an account of his arrest for polygamy on 30 April 1887.


  • 1887-1888


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

Biographical Sketch

H.H. Cluff (1836-1916) was a Mormon banker and businessman. He served in numerous callings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including president of the mission in Hawaii and counselor in the presidency of the Utah Stake.


1 v. (144 p.)(0.07 linear ft.)


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Register of H. H. Cluff diary
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Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 15
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States