James Whittaker diaries
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of handwritten diaries, newspaper clippings, and a biography. Some of the diaries were kept in the pitman form of shorthand. Whittaker made two journeys from England to the United States, once in 1842 and again in 1851. He kept diaries of these trips and of crossing the continent to Utah in 1851. Also included is a biography of Whittaker by Charlotte Chatterly Perkins Jones.
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 James Whittaker diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon pioneer who settled in Cedar City, Utah.
5 items (ca. 100 p.)
Language of Materials
Donated by Melva M. Kauer in 1983.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Melva M. Kauer; 1983.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of James Whittaker diaries
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 November 11
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.