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Joseph and Emma R. Facer autograph books, circa 1891-1908

Identifier: MSS 2332 Series 2

Scope and Contents note

Contains the autograph books of Emma Richards Facer and Joseph Facer, used between 1891 and 1908.


  • Other: circa 1891-1908


Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use microfilm copies.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Joseph Facer (1871-1961) was a farmer in Brigham City, Utah.

Joseph was born in 1871 to George Facer (1834-1903) and Mary Prior (1840-1930). He served two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one to the Southern United States (Florida and North Carolina) from 1897 to 1899 and one in Arizona for the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association (YMMIA) from 1901 to 1902. As a YMMIA missionary, Joseph Facer assisted in the organizational development of Church units and worked with local Navajo members of the Church. He married Emma Elizabeth Richards on November 7, 1902.

Biographical History

Emma R. Facer (1878-1969) was the wife of Joseph Facer.

Emma Elizabeth Richards Facer was born in Saint Joseph, Arizona on February 3, 1878. She married Joseph Facer on November 6, 1902 in Logan, Utah. She died in Logan in May 1969.


From the Collection: 1 microfilm reel (0.05 linear ft.)

From the Collection: 1 ledger box (0.25 linear ft.)

From the Collection: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History note

Three autograph books belonging to Joseph and Emma Richards Facer were added to the collection in 2003.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm copy available for selections from boxes 1 and 2.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States