Ira Nathaniel Hinckley diary and family papers
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3206
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a typescript of a microfilm diary. Hinckley kept his diary from 5 March 1857 to 6 June 1858. He worked as a blacksmith in Salt Lake City, Utah, and then went to help immigrants along the Platte River. He visited Dakota and Crow Indians, and returned to Salt Lake City in the fall of 1857. He mentioned speeches of Mormon Church leaders relating to the religion and preparations to resist the Utah Expedition. Also included are "Some Events" in the life of Ira Hinckley. These are short accounts of Hinckley's activities as told by his relatives and recorded by his grandson, Parnell Hinckley. With the collection is "The Name and Family of Hinckley or Hinkley compiled by The Media Research Bureau."
- Hinckley, Ira Nathaniel, 1828-1904 (Creator, Person)
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 Ira Nathaniel Hinckley diary and family papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Hinckley was a Mormon blacksmith living in Salt Lake City, Utah, and later at Horse Shoe Creek near the Platte River.
4 items (79 p.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Blacksmiths -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- Diaries
- Crow Indians -- History -- Sources
- Dakota Indians -- History
- Emigration and immigration
- Hinckley, Ira Nathaniel, 1828-1904
- Hinkley family
- Immigration and American Expansion
- Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History
- Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
- Register of Ira Nathaniel Hinckley diary and family papers
- Rose Frank
- 23 February 2011
- 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.