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Milo Andrus journals

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1499

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten journals and genealogy of Milo Andrus who was a missionary for the mormon Church in the 19th century. A photocopy of a typed transcript of a letter addressed to Brigham Young by Andrus (1854) in which he gives an account of the Mormons in St. Louis, Missouri. Also included is a photocopy of a biography of Milo Andrus by Gary L. Pickell (1979). Andrus' diaries tell of experiences while a missionary in England during 1849, of crossing the plains from Nebraska Territory to Utah in 1861, and of the hardships he and other Mormons endured connected with travel at that time.


  • 1840-1861


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

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer who came to Utah in 1861.


1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Donated by Hyrum Andrus in 1979.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1979.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.


Photographs of Andrus' homes in photo archives.

Register of Milo Andrus journals
Patsy Shin Hernandez
2010 August 17
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