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Mormons -- Mexico -- Tabasco (State) -- Diaries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1881-1886

 Item — Box 1: [31197230216910], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Diary covers period from January 1, 1881 to November 28, 1886, and details Cluff's Hawaiian mission in addition to his first marriage to a daughter of David John. Also covers his work as the Utah Stake Mutual Improvement Association President and his school work during the early years at the Brigham Young Academy. In addition, contains two original letters Cluff placed into this diary, the first is dated April 8, 1890 and is from J. M. Tanner, and the second is dated April 9, 1890...

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1886-1903

 Item — Box 1: [31197230216910], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Diary details Cluff's study at the University of Michigan beginning December 14, 1886, and other events and reminiscences up until the eve of his departure on the South American Expedition in June, 1900. Entries begin again on November 1, 1903, continuing until December 23 and detailing his work at the Academy after his return from Columbia and before his resignation in 1903.

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1904 January-August

 Item — Box 1: [31197230216910], Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Diary covers period from January 1 to August 21, 1904 and details Cluff's time in Mexico following his resignation as president of BYU. Cluff accepted a position as superintendent of the Utah-Mexican rubber company properties. Includes his description of his preparation, travels, and work, in addition to family affairs and health. Details his difficulties of finding reliable and honest workers in addition to organization and maintenance of the plantation and the working force.

Benjamin Cluff diary, 1906-1909

 Item — Box 1: [31197230216910], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Diary covers period from December 24, 1906 to January 6, 1909 and details Cluff's time continuing as a plantation owner in Mexico. Includes his description of the maintenance and progress of the plantation work, as well as information on the health and well-being of his family members and workers. Also includes record of his travels through Mexico, planting timing and dimension details, and various purchases for the plantation.

Benjamin Cluff diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1667
Scope and Contents Contains four diaries and their respective transcripts covering the period from 1881-1909 and detailing Cluff's time as a student at Brigham Young Academy and the University of Michigan, as well as his subsequent appointment as President of the Academy. Also describes his activities and experiences as a plantation owner in Tabasco, Mexico.