John F. Tolton autobiography, diaries, and histories
Scope and Contents note
This collection contains typewritten copies of an autobiography, diary, and a history of Beaver, Utah. Tolton and his family lived in Circleville and Beaver, Utah, during the Black Hawk War. Tolton's autobiography changes into a diary to cover his mission to Great Britain from 1884 to 1885. The diary was again started in 1890.
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the John F. Tolton autobiography, diaries, and histories must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
John Franklin Tolton was a Utah school teacher, politician, and businessman. He served as a Mormon missionary to Great Britain (1884-1885) and as president of the Beaver Stake (1908-1916).
3 items (176 pages)
Language of Materials
Includes typewritten copies of an autobiography, diary, and a history of Beaver, Utah.
Other Finding Aids note
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Processing Information note
Processed; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, 1997.
- Beaver (Utah) -- History
- Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
- Circleville (Utah) -- History
- Histories (Literary works)
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Mormon Church -- Missions -- Great Britain -- History
- Mormon missionaries -- Great Britain -- History
- Mormons -- Utah -- Beaver -- History -- Sources
- Mormons -- Utah -- Circleville -- History
- Ute Indians -- History
- Register of John F. Tolton autobiography, diaries, and histories
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 May 26
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008