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Private journal, volume VI / J. E. Talmage, 1892-1893

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Image of Private journal, volume VI / J. E. Talmage
Image of Private journal, volume VI / J. E. Talmage

Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal includes nearly daily entries from March 29, 1892 to March 7, 1893. Begins in San Francisco, California, where Talmage was accompanying Charles R. Savage on a trip to take photographs of the area. Primarily consists of descriptions of travels throughout Utah on church and business matters. Includes descriptions of Talmage's appointment by the First Presidency to write a work on theology to be used in instruction at church school's. The volume concludes with Talmage's accepting a part-time position at the University of Utah. Dated 1892-1893.


  • 1892-1893

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


193 pages ; 21 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 2. Typescript of journal is in Box 27, Folder 4.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States