Sybern van Dyk diaries
Scope and Contents
Bound photocopies of handwritten diaries. The journals were kept while van Dyk served as a mission president in Holland in 1871-4 and 1880-2. He documents his activities while serving in that capacity.
- Dyk, Sybren Van, 1827-1899 (Person)
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Dutch convert to the Mormon Church in 1862 who migrated to Utah in 1869 and served as mission president for that church in Holland from 1871 to 1874 and from 1880 to 1882. He also translated Mormon missionary tracts into Dutch. He lived in Ogden and later in Loa, Utah.
2 v. (ca. 150 leaves)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Michael Ginsbery in 1985.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Micheal Ginsbery; 1985.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Dutch Americans -- Utah -- History -- Sources
- Dyk, Sybren Van, 1827-1899 -- Diaries
- Missions and Missionaries
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Netherlands
- Mormon missionaries -- Netherlands -- History
- Mormons -- Netherlands -- History -- Sources
- Netherlands -- Church history -- 19th century -- Sources
- Register of Sybern van Dyk diaries
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 November 8
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.