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Sybren van Dyk diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1084

Scope and Contents

Bound photocopies of a holograph manuscript. The first part of the document (51 leaves) is in English and tells about Sybren's activities as Mission President in Holland. It also lists the names of those baptized. The remaining section is in Dutch and is translations of excerpts from Mormon Church pamphlets and brief accounts of events in the history of that religion.

At the end of the document is written, "Loa Waine County. Utah 16 May 1894 S. van Dyk."

Duplicated are held at the LDS Church Historical Department in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dates

  • 1881-1894

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Sybren Van Dyk diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Sybren van Dyk (1827-1899) was a Dutch Mormon and twice president of the Netherlands Mission for the Mormon Church, 1871-1874 and 1880-1882. He came to Utah in 1869 and settled in Loa.

Extent

1 v.

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Sybren van Dyk diary
Status
Completed
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 July 29
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Provo Utah 84602 United States