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Day by day with the Utah pioneers

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5855

Scope and Contents note

Day by Day with the Utah Pioneers appeared in 110 installments in the newspaper from April 5 – July 24, 1897. This is one of the scrapbooks designed specifically to hold the articles. Some of the articles even show instructions about gluing the articles into the book. Each article has a drawing, usually of a prominent Church member. Each article is about pioneer events of the corresponding day of the year in 1847. There are articles published after July 24 called Early days in Salt Lake City. There is an index of pioneers in Brigham Young’s Company. 60 leaves.


  • 1897


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Day by Day with the Utah Pioneers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biograohical History

Andrew Jenson was the assistant LDS Church Historian.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Scrapbook of the periodical Day by Day with the Utah Pioneers, 1847.

Custodial History note

Donated by Sterling Beesley in 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Sterling Beesley; 1991.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 13 August 2007.

Register of Day by day with the Utah pioneers
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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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