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John Stillman Woodbury diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 168

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diaries for the years 1851, 1853 to 1855, 1857, and 1876 to 1877. These are all missionary journals kept on various missions for the Mormon Church to Hawaii. Woodbury comments on visits from Mormon Church Apostles and writes about leaving Utah for Hawaii during the Mormon "Reformation" in 1857 and being called to return to face the approach of the U.S. Army.

Dates

  • 1851-1877

Creator

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 John Stillman Woodbury diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon missionary in Hawaii.

Extent

13 v. (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been transferred to the photoarchives number P-180.
Title
Register of John Stillman Woodbury diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Megan Furcini
Date
2011 February 28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States