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Robert H. Skelton, Jr. missionary journal

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8865

Content Description

Digital copy on CD of missionary journal of Skelton while serving in Kentucky and Tennessee from 1887-1890. This is the second volume of Skelton's journal, and begins in March 1888. Files in PDF format.


  • 1888-1890


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 Robert H. Skelton, Jr. missionary journal must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Robert H. Skleton, Jr. (1863-1935) was a Mormon missionary, printer, and publisher from Utah.

Robert Hodgson Skelton, Jr. was born May 31, 1863, in Tooele, Utah, to Robert Hodgson Skelton and Eliza Angeline Gollaher. In 1891 he married Sarah Gee in Logan, Utah, and they had eight children together. They resided in Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Skelton was a member of the 43rd Quorum of Seventies and served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kentucky and Tennessee from 1887-1890. He was employed as a printer, publisher, and manufacturer of blank books.

Robert H. Skelton, Jr. died October 22, 1935, in Los Angeles, California.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Dr. Laurence Gee in 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dr. Laurence Gee; May 2016.


LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1, November 2013)

Existence and Location of Originals

Original journal was deposited in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed; Ryan K. Lee; 2016.

Register of Robert H. Skelton, Jr. missionary journal
Ryan K. Lee
2016 August 12
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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