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John Buehler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9553

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a black ledger book including temple ordinance records (page 1-39), family lineage (pages 72-75, 114-118), a quote from Wilford Woodruff (page 77), and a Johannes Buehler autobiography titled "A Short History of My Life" (found on pages 78-88). Also contains a typescript of "funeral service of John Buehler" and two Buehler family photographs. One photograph is an image of Florence and Clarence Buehler in a buggy and the other is a portrait of Hermina Florence Buehler. Materials dated 1888-1941.


  • 1888-1941


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research. Folder 1 kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

John Buehler (Johannes Bühler) was born September 5, 1852, in Schwellbrunn, Switzerland, to Johannes Bühler and Anna Barbara Alder. He married Emma Ambühl on November 15, 1875, in Schwellbrunn, Switzerland. John was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in October 1881, and Emma was baptized in January 1882. In May 1882 they emigrated to Manti, Utah, where John conducted the German choir for 25 years and sang in the Manti Tabernacle Choir. John died on October 11, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the age of 89.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

1 box (0.75 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Laird S. Sorensen in 2022.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Laird S. Sorensen.


History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy V.B.5.a, 2020)

Processing Information

Processed; Sydney Gee; November 2023.

Register of John Buehler papers
In Progress
Sydney Gee
2023 November 29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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