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Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1941

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and notes. The diary covers the years from 1902 to 1904 while Merkley served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Samoan Islands. Some of the notes are in Samoan.

Dates

  • 1902-1904

Creator

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 Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Alva Christopher Merkley (1880-1918) was a Mormon missionary who spent much of his life in Orderville, Utah.

Extent

2 v. (200 pages)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated by Bonnie Spellman in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Bonnie Spellman; 1980.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Alva Christopher Merkley diary and notes
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 September 15
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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