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David Candland diary, 1841-1907, bulk: 1841-1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1627 Item 1

Scope and Contents

Diary kept by David Candland from 1841 to 1861. The item documents Candland's service in the British Mission from 1846-1847, and the Eastern States and British Provinces (Canada) from 1851 to 1852. Candland also includes his experience during the Utah War of 1857-1858. Also includes information about Candland's family and of his occupational activities. Also includes some hand-written lists and charts, information about his family, and a few diary entries on his birthday in 1900 and 1901. There are also a few pages at the very end of the volume that include some entries about marriages, births, deaths, and baptisms. In total there are about 107 pages written on, with the majority of the volume being blank.


  • 1841-1907
  • Majority of material found within 1841-1861

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at


1 volume (107 pages) ; 25 cm



Other Finding Aids

Finding guide available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Typescript of diary can be found in Folder 2. Photocopies of pamphlets can be found in Folder 3.

Related Materials

A photocopy of the diary can be found in MSS 1140.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States