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Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3209

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of three handwritten diaries. Kimball kept these diaries from July 1878 to April 1881. Kimball served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1878 to 1879 and writes about his activities at that time. After he returned to Utah, Kimball was called to be the bishop of the Kanosh, Utah, ward of the Mormon Church. He writes about his work as a bishop and about his political activities at that time.


  • 1878-1881


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 Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and bishop.


5 folders (ca. 500 p.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Typescripts of these materials are available in the repository. These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 10.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries
Rose Frank
23 February 2011
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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