Eliza R. Snow diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Snow writes about her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and her migration across Iowa to Council Bluffs. She left Winter Quarters and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1847. She also describes her life in that city. She also includes many of her poems.
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 Eliza R. Snow diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Snow was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She wrote hymns for that church and was a plural wife the both Joseph Smith (1805-1844) and Brigham Young (1801-1877), the first and second presidents of that faith.
1 item (159 p.)
These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 19; now SCM 262 Item 2.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Mormon women -- Diaries
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History
- Poetry -- 19th century
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887
- Utah -- Emigration and immigration -- History
- Winter Quarters (Neb.) -- History
- Women poets, American -- History -- Sources
- Register of Eliza R. Snow diary
- In Progress
- Rose Frank
- 25 February 2011
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.