Joseph Young diary and accounts
Scope and Contents
Handwritten account book and diary. Accounts date from 1848 to 1855. Pages 67 to 104 of the diary relate Young's overland journey to Utah in 1850 by ox team. Young writes about general travelling conditions and trail landmarks, several deaths from accident and disease, encounters with Indian tribes, the condition of neighboring companies on the trail, and his duties as captain.
- Young, Joseph, 1797-1881 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Transcription available for public use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph Young diary and accounts must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Biographical / Historical
President of the First Quorum of the Seventy from 1835 to 1881. Young was the older brother of Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church.
2 folders (0.1 linear ft.) : (ca. 150 pages) + 1 typescript.
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in folder 2.
- Register of Joseph Young diary and accounts
- Under Revision
- Jennifer Kim
- 2011 September 16
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.