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John E. Bennion diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 981
Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Bennion writes about his life in the Taylorsville area of Utah and in Rush Valley and Long Valley, Utah. He also lived for a time in Nevada. Bennion was married polygamously, participated in the Utah War of 1857-1858, had an encounter with an Indian in 1858, saw the first handcart company arrive in Salt Lake City in 1856, served on a mission to England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated in many other activities.

Dates

  • 1855-1877

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for pubilc research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

4 folders (0.24 linear ft.)

Historical note

Mormon pioneer in Utah and Nevada.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John E. Bennion diaries
Status
completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 May 16
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