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Ira Hyer diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 884

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of Hyer's diaries. Hyer was called as a Mormon missionary to serve in the Society Islands and labored there from 1912 to 1915. From 1914 to 1915 he served as mission president of the Society Islands Mission. He was a soldier during World War I but saw no action being in Wales when the armistice was signed.


  • 1912-1919


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 Ira Hyer diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Hyer served as a Mormon missionary and as a mission president for the same church. He was also a farmer in Cache Valley, Utah and a soldier in World War I.


4 folders (0.32 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Vleria Hyer in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Vleria Hyer; 1976.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Physical Description

Handwritten; photocopy.

Register of Ira Hyer diaries
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 21
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