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Genevieve Johnson Pettit diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3242

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. The author writes about her migration from Arizona to Raymond, Alberta, Canada. On the way, she stayed with her aunt Daisy Dixon in Parowan, Utah. She tells about her daily activities, Church meetings, and a young man who visited her named Jim S.


  • 1903-1904


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Genevieve Johnson Pettit diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Pettit was born in Tempe, Arizona, on 23 Nov. 1885 and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


1 item (83 p.)

Custodial History

This diary was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 20.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Genevieve Johnson Pettit diary
In Progress
Rose Frank
25 February 2011
Description rules
Language of description
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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