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Elizabeth Wood Kane travel diary, 1872-1873

 Item — Box: 28, Folder: 3
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 Item 1
Image of Elizabeth Wood Kane travel diary
Image of Elizabeth Wood Kane travel diary

Scope and Contents

Journal written by Elizabeth Wood Kane containing her thoughts and observations about her trip to Utah. The trip included stops in Salt Lake City, Provo, Kanosh, Nephi, Cover Creek Fort, Beaver, Parowan, and finally St. George, with details about the individuals she met throughout the trip, including Brigham Young and Eliza R. Snow (referred to in the journal as Eliza Young). Out of 198 pages, only 114 are written on. Journal entries date from November 19, 1872 to March 9, 1873. Dated 1872-1873.


  • Majority of material found within 1872-1873

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Kane family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


198 p. ; 13 x 8 cm

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States