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Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2057

Scope and Contents

Includes journals, notebooks, an autograph album, letters, and articles relating to his mission in Australia. Five journals document his missionary activities in Sidney, Tasmania, Adelaide, and Perth, including encounters with RLDS missionaries. Notebooks contain a statistical record of his missionary activities, and missionary references, including notes on polygamy and on the RLDS Church. Autograph album contains messages from missionaries, Church members, and other friends in Australia. Letters are from Barker to his father, N. H. Barker, in North Ogden, Utah. Articles, dated 1987 and circa 1931, deal with the history of the LDS Church in Australia.


  • 1905-1987


Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm copy is open without restriction. Access to original materials with permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia, 1905-1908. Resident of North Ogden, Utah.


1 microfilm reel (0.1 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donor is a grandson of Clarence M. Baker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated;Michael Van Wagenen;1996.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Clarence Marcellus Barker papers
Amy Perez
2011 March 3
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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