William E. McLellin diaries
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2201
Scope and Contents
This collection, containing photocopies and typescripts of the journals of William E. McLellin, has been organized chronologically into folders.
- McLellin, William E. (William Earl) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No Photocopying; Research only.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the William E. McLellin papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
William E. McLellin (1806-1883) was one of the early converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was called as one of the original Twelve Apostles by the Prophet Joseph Smith. He began to apostatize from the Church and was eventually excommunicated. He became an opponent to the Church and was part of the mob in Missouri.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Originals owned and kept by the LDS Church Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Folder-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2201.xml
Donated by Jan Shipps and John Welch in 1997, as the working papers for their book, "The Journals of William E. McLellin, 1831-1836."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Jan Shipps and John Welch; 1997.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of William E. McLellin diaries
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 4
- 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.