Henry Green Boyle autobiography and diary
- Majority of material found within 1844-1855
- Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1902 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
1 volume (41 pages) ; 33 cm
Existence and Location of Copies
Photocopy available in Box 3, folder 1.
Starting in 1844, Boyle records an early history of his life from his childhood to joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Virginia in 1843 and moving to Nauvoo, Illinois, soon after. He begins a diary in 1846 and writes brief entries of events in his life up to 1855, service in the Mormon Battalion, traveling to Utah, first marriage, and his service as a missionary in California.
The back of the volume also includes family genealogical records of births, deaths, baptisms and marriages, dated up to 1912, and newspaper articles related to Boyle's missionary work, dated November 14, 1877.