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Don McCarroll Dalton diaries, 1910-1935

Identifier: MSS 1059 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Don McCarroll Dalton's diaries from his mission in the central states (1910-1916), service during World War I (1918), and his mission in South Africa (1930-1932 and 1933-1935).


  • 1910-1935


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Open for public research.

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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Don DcCarroll Dalton (1895-1979) was a Latter-day Saint rancher, lawyer, and mission president.

Don McCarroll Dalton was born on May 12, 1895, in Manassa, Colorado to John C. Dalton and Hannah Daphne Smith. He served as a missionary in the Central States mission from 1914-1016. On Decenber 28, 1917, he married Myrtle Geneva Jorgensen. He then enlisted in the army and was stationed in Paris from 1918-1919 during World War I. He served another mission in the Eastern States mission from 1927-1928. In 1929, he was called to serve as the mission president of the South Africa mission of the Church, a calling which he filled from 1929 to 1935.

Dalton was an attorney by profession, practicing law in the state of Utah. He also was active in politics. He died on January 6, 1979, in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States