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Asa Starkweath Calkin diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3138

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The diary is in two sections, 1850-1853 and 1855-1858. In the earlier diary, Calkin writes that he arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, and talks about hauling wood and teaching school to provide for his family. In the later diary, Calkin writes about his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to England. He also worked in the office of tithing records in England. He includes copies of letters and blessings in his record.


  • 1850-1858


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


2 items (155 p.)

Custodial History

These materials were photocopied from reel 6 of the 920 microfilm collection in 2001. "Originally owned by Ines Davis--Murray, Utah."


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Asa Starkweath Calkin diary
In Progress
Rose Frank
18 February 2011
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
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