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Joseph Eckersley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS FM 8

Scope and Contents note

Microfilmed diaries (1886-1958), correspondence, newsclippings, and ephemera (advertisements, programs, and a prohibition poster). Some letters include correspondence with Mormon leaders Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, and Charles W. Penrose. The diaries concern his missions for the Mormon Church in England, and life in Loa, Freemont, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates

  • 1886-1958

Creator

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 Joseph Eckersley collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Joseph Eckersley (1866-1960) was a prominent leader in Wayne County, Utah, state legislator, lawyer, educator, legal advisor in the Presiding Bishopric's Office of the Mormon Church, and Mormon patriarch in the Salt Lake Stake.

Prominent leader in Wayne County, Utah, state legislator, lawyer, educator, legal advisor in the Presiding Bishopric's Office, and patriarch in the Salt Lake Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Extent

7 microfilm reels (0.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Microfilmed diaries (1886-1958), correspondence, newsclippings, and ephemera (advertisements, programs, and a prohibition poster). Some letters include correspondence with Mormon leaders Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, and Charles W. Penrose. The diaries concern his missions for the Mormon Church in England, and life in Loa, Freemont, and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Arrangement note

Arranged in 2 series: 1. Joseph Eckersley diaries, 1886-1958; and 2. Joseph Eckersley papers.

Originals in Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSSFM8.xml

Appraisal note

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Constance Thorpe; 1976.
Title
Register of the Joseph Eckersley papers
Status
Completed
Author
Constance Thorpe
Date
1976
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.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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