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Sybern van Dyk diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2555

Scope and Contents

Bound photocopies of handwritten diaries. The journals were kept while van Dyk served as a mission president in Holland in 1871-4 and 1880-2. He documents his activities while serving in that capacity.

Dates

  • 1871-1882

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

Biographical History

Dutch convert to the Mormon Church in 1862 who migrated to Utah in 1869 and served as mission president for that church in Holland from 1871 to 1874 and from 1880 to 1882. He also translated Mormon missionary tracts into Dutch. He lived in Ogden and later in Loa, Utah.

Extent

2 v. (ca. 150 leaves)

Language

English

Custodial History

Purchased from Michael Ginsbery in 1985.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Micheal Ginsbery; 1985.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Sybern van Dyk diaries
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 November 8
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States