Alfred N. Billings diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a handwritten diary kept from 21 May 1855 to 3 Oct. 1855. Billings was called to serve as a missionary to the Ute Indians in the Elk Mountain area of southeastern Utah. After some initial success the Mormon missionaries were forced to leave by the Indians. Also included are Billings' financial records from the 1850s and 1860s.
- Billings, Alfred N. (Person)
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Tax collector, farmer in Manti, Utah, and Mormon missionary to the Ute Indians. His full name was Alfred Nelson Billings (1825-1881).
1 v. (90 p.)
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Alfred N. Billings diary
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 29
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.