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Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.


  • 1854-1865


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 Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Jacob G. Bigler (1813-1907) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a pioneer to Utah.


4 folders (240 p.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These materials were photocpied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 20. Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 20.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence
Rose Frank
2011 February 24
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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