Albert Jones journals and correspondence
Scope and Contents
Collection contains journals, correspondence, and an address prepared by Albert Jones. The journals document Jones's service driving Church teams, as well as his life in Provo, Utah. Materials date from between 1862 and 1925.
- Jones, Albert, 1839-1925 (creator, Person)
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 Albert Jones journals and correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators
Albert Jones was born August 28,1839 in England. He died in Provo, Utah on December 9, 1925. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in August 1855 in England, crossed the Plains with the Martin Handcart company, and eventually settled in Provo. In 1862, he was called to help drive Church wagons across the Plains; from 1872 to 1886 he was the tithing clerk for the Utah Stake; from 1884 to 1886 he served as a missionary in Britain; from 1888 to 1889 he served time in a federal prison, having been convicted of unlawful cohabitation.
6 folders (0.25 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Aranged in two series: 1. Journals, 1862-1867. 2. Correspondence and address, 1882-1925.
Purchased from Confetti Antiques and Books in Spanish Fork, Utah, in October of 2002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Confetti Antiques and Books; 2002.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Photographs have been removed to the Photo Archives.
Processed; Kaila Brown; 2007.
- Register of Albert Jones journals and correspondence
- Kaila Brown
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.