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George Peacock diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1228
Image of George Peacock diary
Image of George Peacock diary

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and a bound photocopy of the item. Peacock writes about his mission for the Mormon Church in Scotland, his work as a judge and postmaster, and his life in Sanpete County, Utah. He also relates many incidents of the Black Hawk War in Utah. There are many gaps in the record.


  • 1862-1875


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals are restricted due to their poor condition. Photocopies are available for patron use.

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

Missionary for the Mormon Church and resident of Sanpete County, Utah.


1 volume (approximately 300 pages and 1 photocopy)


19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of George Peacock diary
Andrea Wyss
2011 March 30
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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