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Frederick Crook journals

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7589

Scope and Contents

Contains six photocopied journals written by Frederick Crook. Five of the journals were written during the time that he served as a Mormon missionary in the Northern States mission, and the sixth was written the year immediately following his return. The journals contain information about day to day life, both as a missionary and as a husband, father, and farmer.


  • 1900-1905


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 Frederick Crook journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

Frederick Crook was born August 17, 1869 in Heber, Utah, to John and Mary Crook. On February 22, 1893, he married Minnie Mabel Lindsay. He served as a Mormon missionary in the Northern United States in 1900. He died November 19, 1952 in Heber, Utah.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Donated in 2010.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2010.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Describes life as a Mormon missionary, and then as a farmer in Heber, Utah.

Register of Frederick Crook journals
Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John Murphy, Curator
2010 June 1
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