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Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Private journal of James Edward Talmage, vol. I, 1879-1883

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal from December 1879 to December 1883. The first few pages includes a description of his birth and early years in England with his family; emigration to Utah; and his early enrollment in Brigham Young Academy. The last two pages include additional information that had been ommitted, mostly referring to ordinance information, including baptism and priesthood. The majority of the volume includes nearly weekly entries from January 1880 to December 1883. Dated 1879-1883.

James E. Talmage's private journal, vol. II, 1884-1887

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal spans from January 1, 1884 to August 29, 1887, and includes Talmage's time as a student at Johns Hopkins University studying chemistry and the beginning of his time as a faculty member at Brigham Young Academy. Dated 1884-1887.

Private journal of Jas. E. Talmage, vol. III, 1887-1890

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal includes nearly daily entries from September 1, 1887 to August 31, 1890. Begins in Provo, Utah, and ends with Talmage in Salt Lake City, Utah, where Talmage served as principal of Latter-Day Saint College. Dated 1887-1890.

Private journal of James E. Talmage, vol. IV, 1890-1891

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Scope and Contents Handwritten journal includes nearly daily entires from September 1, 1890 to July 26, 1891. Begins in Salt Lake City, Utah, and ends in Rome, Italy. Includes Talmage's appointment as president of the Deseret Museum in January 1891. In July 1891, Talmage had been requested to attend a conference of the Royal Microscopical Society in London, England, and spent time traveling throughout Europe. Dated 1890-1891.

James E. Talmage papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 229
Overview Thirty volumes of personal journals and four pocket diaries; school notes, notebooks, examinations, and memorabilia from his student days in England and America; lectures, notes, and administrative material from his years as a teacher and university president, as well as assignments completed by his students during that period; research notes on scientific and religiouis topics; materials relating to his work as a consulting gealogist and mining engineer; material from scholarly societies;...