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Elizabeth Wood Kane journal, 1872-1873

 Item — Box: 28, Folder: 5
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 Item 1
Image of Elizabeth Wood Kane journal
Image of Elizabeth Wood Kane journal

Scope and Contents

Journal written by Elizabeth Wood Kane from the year 1872 to 1873. The journal contains accounts of her travels to Utah with her husband and family. She writs her observations of Mormon pioneers, Mormon-Indian relations, the Female Relief Society, Mormon worship services and sermons, polygamy, agriculture and Utah territory's natural environment. Dated December 25, 1872 to March 10, 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.


334 p. ; 27 x 22 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


Journal includes 334 pages of writing, with 44 pages left blank.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States