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Rosy Antle diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 919

Scope and Contents

Photocopied from the typescript of Rosy's diary, this collection consists of a daily account of the affairs, difficulties, deaths, and friendships of the people in a wagon train during the 1860's. She is specific as to time and distance travelled, tolls paid for the passage of the wagon, the weather, and her health, commenting frequently about the heat and that she had a "sick headache."


  • 1865


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Rosy Antle diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Rosy Antle was a sixteen year-old girl crossing the plains in a wagon train with her family.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) : (13 p.)

Custodial History

Donated by Eola Tupper in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Eola Tupper; 1977.


LDS, Utah, and Western American women (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Physical Description

Typewritten; photocopy.

Register of Rosy Antle diary
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 22
Description rules
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