Langley Allgood Bailey scrapbook and diary
Scope and Contents
Includes a photocopy of Langley Allgood Bailey's diary, kept from about 1885 to 1927, and provides an autobiographical sketch of Bailey's early life, his journey as a pioneer in the Martin handcart company, and his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes a scrapbook kept by Langley with documents and articles related to his life and his obituary in 1928. The scrapbook also includes several original poems and was kept in a Juab Stake Annual Report ledger, Langely having been a stake clerk.
- approximately 1880-1928
- Bailey, Langley Allgood, 1838-1929 (Contributor, Person)
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 Langley Allgood Bailey scrapbook and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Langley Allgood Bailey (1838-1929) was a Mormon handcart pioneer, missionary to England, and early settler of Utah.
Langley Allgood Bailey was born in 1838 to Jane Allgood and Henrey Williams in Leicestershire, England. He spent his childhood years there then later imigratted to the U.S. with his parents and siblings in 1856. He was a member of the Martin handcart company and served a mission to England in 1885. He was very active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was a clerk keeping detailed financial records for the church. He married Sarah Andrews in 1861 and they were the parents of twelve children. He later married Sarah Emma Warner in 1883 and had five children with her. He died September 13th 1929 in Nephi, Juab County, Utah.
1 ledger box (0.5 linear ft.)
Donated by Shirley Allen, great-great granddaughter of Langley Allgood Bailey and great granddaughter of Harriet Goble Garrett, in 2019.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Shirley Allen; March 27, 2019.
LDS, Utah and Western cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection developmental policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, Novermber 2003).
Existence and Location of Originals
Original diary is located in the Church History Library MS 7059.
Processed; Grace Bithell, student manuscript processor, and Ryan Lee, curator; 2019.
Processed; Jamie Wiser; 2022. The title and Scope and Content Note were updated according to the processing plan.
- Register of Langley Allgood Bailey scrapbook and diary
- Under Revision
- Grace Bithell student manuscript processor
- 2019 May 13th
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- 2022 March 8: Title and Scope and Contents updated; Jamie Wiser