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Private journal, volume V / J. E. Talmage, 1891-1892

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Image of Private journal, volume V
Image of Private journal, volume V

Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal includes nearly daily entries from July 27, 1891 to March 28, 1892. Begins in Rome, Italy, and ends in San Francisco, California. Includes Talmage's return from Europe in August; resignation as principal of Latter-day Saints College in January 1892 to allow him to help in establishing Young University (later known as Latter-day Saints' University); and his journey to San Francisco, California, with Charles R. Savage, who was traveling to take photographs of interesting points in the area. Dated 1891-1892.


  • 1891-1892

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy of the first twelve of thirty volumes of Talmage's personal journals (1879-1911) available online. Unedited typescripts and microfilm of all thirty volumes also available.

Conditions Governing Use

The literary rights to the Talmage collection rest with the Harold B. Lee Library and the Talmage family. Permission to publish material from the James E. Talmage collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services at


229 pages ; 22 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm copy of journal is on Reel 1 up to January 1892, and continues on Reel 2. Typescript of journal is in Box 27, Folder 3.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States