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John U. Stucki journals

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3117

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the typescripts of the journal between the years of 1874-1917. Also contained is an index of the journals by John R. Stucki. The collection contains material on the Swiss and German Mission between the years 1874-1875 and 1888-1890; autobiographical information; and life in Southern Idaho and Northern Utah.


  • 1874-1917


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 U. Stucki journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

John Ulrich Stucki was born on 8 June 1837 to Johannes Stucki and Elizabeth Sauter in Switzerland. He was baptized on 1 November 1856. He emigrated to Utah in 1859, and eventually settled in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho. He served as a mission president twice to the Swiss and German Mission, once in 1874 and in 1888, each period lasting about two and a half years. He died on 18 June 1918.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

The typescripts of this collection have remained at the BYU Library since being donated in September 2000. The original journals are scattered among descendants of John Ulrich Stucki family. Donated to the Brigham Young University Library on 25 September 2000 by John Gee, son of Dr. Laurence Gee, the donor of the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; John Gee; 2000.


19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of John U. Stucki journals
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