Skip to main content

Lois W. McIntyre travel journal

Identifier: MSS 9106

Scope and Contents

Contains Lois W. McIntyre's travel journal and hotel stationary notes documenting her vacation to Honolulu, Hawaii; Wake Island; Manila; Singapore; Bangkok; Hong Kong; and Tokyo. In her journal, she summarizes daily travel itineraries and comments more particularly on flora, dress, and cuisine of each destination she visits. McIntyre makes reference to the construction of the "Mormon University" in Hawaii. Dated 1958 July-August.


  • 1958 July-August


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lois W. McIntyre travel journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical History

Lois W. McIntyre (1889-1977) was a widow, mother, and solo traveler.

Lois W. McIntyre was born on November 13, 1889 in San Diego, California to parents Hans Patten and Lois Carl Whitney. She worked as a stenographer in a law office before she met and married John Brewer McIntyre, a local mechanic, on September 20, 1913 in San Diego. They raised four children together. After the birth of their first child and while she was pregnant with twins, her husband was drafted in World War I and returned home in 1918. Lois W. McIntyre was widowed in 1923. Following her husband’s death, she became a librarian for the District Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California and she enjoyed solo traveling.

Lois W. McIntyre died on July 14, 1977 in Los Angeles, California.


2 folders (0.06 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Kent P. Jackson in January 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kent P. Jackson; January 2018.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history and LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy II.B.5.IV; VI, 2013).

Processing Information

Processed; Whitney Dean and Megan Courchaine, student manuscript processors, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2018.

Register of Lois W. McIntyre travel journal
Whitney Dean and Megan Courchaine Student Manuscript Processors
2018 March 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States