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Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2940

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a typescript with annotations of Asahel Luther Fuller's first Southern States Mission journal, 14 February 1887 - 31 December 1887, and a typescript of his second Southern States Mission journal, 1 January 1888 - 19 February 1888.


  • 1887-1888


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 Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Asahel Luther Fuller was born 3 July 1852 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Amos Bottsford Fuller and Esther Smith. He married Mary Jane North on 25 March 1872 and Mary E. Herbst on 22 November 1884. He served a mission to the Southern States from 15 February 1887 - 24 November 1888. He was a farmer and construction worker. He died on 6 April 1923.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

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Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The typescripts of the journals were donated on 8 December 1997 and 25 June 2001 to BYU Special Collections. The originals are still in possession of the descendants of Asahel Luther Fuller. Dale Fuller Topham (great grandson of Asahel Luther Fuller).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dale Fuller Topham.


19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Journal one is in possession of Henry D. Fuller of Pevely, Missouri and Journal two is in possession of Carl Fuller of West Valley, Utah.


A complete item-level guide is available. (3 pp.)

Register of Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript
Rose Frank
3 March 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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