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Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3197
Contains Nathaniel Felt's missionary journal from his Mormon mission to the Southern States, and a typescript of the journal. Entries date from between 1901 and 1903.

Dates

  • 1901-1903

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 Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. (1861-1938) was a newspaper editor and businessman in Utah.

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. was born on December 2, 1861, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Nathaniel Henry Felt and Mary Pile. Nathaniel attended common schools, supplemented by a university course. He spent a major part of his life in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, where he pioneered the first county newspaper, known first as the "Sanpete Sentinel" and later the "Manti Messenger." Later, he engaged in other commercial businesses in Manti, such as a confectionary, grocery store, and opera house. He also built and managed the Savory Hotel. He was appointed postmaster of Manti in June of 1914, a position he held for eleven years. He married Elvira Clark on December 2, 1887. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Southern States from 1901 to 1903. Nathaniel Felt, Jr. died on October 29, 1938.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSSC3197.xml

Custodial History

Donated by Robert Kirby, of Springville, Utah, in September 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Robert Kirby; 2001.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Indexes

Folder level finding aid available (3 pp.).
Title
Register of Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal
Status
completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 March 3
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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