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Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 155
Handwritten diaries and poems. These journals were kept from 1885 to 1928 when Booth was in Alpine, Utah, at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah, and in Turkey and Armenia as a missionary and as mission president.

Dates

  • 1885-1916

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 Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

Biographical History

Joseph W. Booth (1866-1928) was a rResident of Alpine, Utah who served as president of the Turkish Mission from 1904 to 1909 and from 1921 to 1924 and as president of the Armenian Mission from 1924 to 1928 for the Mormon Church.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS155.xml

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Typescript of journals and poetry available in Box 4-6. Photocopies of journals and poetry available in Box 7-11.
Title
Register of Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems
Status
completed
Author
Andrea Wyss
Date
2011 April 19
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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