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J. E. Talmage private journal, Volume 7, 1893-1894

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Image of J. E. Talmage private journal, Volume 7
Image of J. E. Talmage private journal, Volume 7

Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal includes nearly daily entries from March 8, 1893 to July 22, 1894. Begins in Salt Lake City, Utah, and ends with Talmage in London, England. Near the beginning of the journal is a three-page entry on the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple, which occurred on April 6, 1893. Also includes his election as President of the University of Utah and Professor of Geology in April 1894. In May 1894, Talmage was asked to travel to Europe and attend a meeting of the Royal Microscopical Society in London, the Museums' Association in Dublin, and to visit Berlin, Germany. Dated 1893-1894.


  • 1893-1894

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


216 pages ; 25 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 28, Folder 1.



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States