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Alfred N. Billings diary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 636

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 21 May 1855 to 3 Oct. 1855. Billings was called to serve as a missionary to the Ute Indians in the Elk Mountain area of southeastern Utah. After some initial success the Mormon missionaries were forced to leave by the Indians. Also included are Billings' financial records from the 1850s and 1860s.

Dates

  • 1855

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

Biographical History

Tax collector, farmer in Manti, Utah, and Mormon missionary to the Ute Indians. His full name was Alfred Nelson Billings (1825-1881).

Extent

1 v. (90 p.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Alfred N. Billings diary
Status
Completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 March 29
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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