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Alma Greenwood diary and scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 336

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary and scrapbook. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. 1883 when Greenwood was serving as a missionary in New Zealand. He reports on his daily activities in entries that are often lengthy and detailed. The scrapbook was created by Alma's wife, Florence Greenwood. It contains newspaper clippings from the 1880s that relate to Mormons, Utah, and to national happenings.


  • 1882-1888


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopies are available for patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Mormon educator who helped found the Millard Stake Academy and the Snow Academy in 1888. He also served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in New Zealand.


1 v. ((ca. 200 p.) + ca. 200 photocopies.) : 1 scrapbook (ca. 250 pages).

5 folders


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

Greenwood's diary for 1882 is located in the Utah Historical Society. 2 photographs and their negatives are part of this collection. One photograph is of Greenwood, the other is of Greenwood and some of his missionary companions. The pictures and negatives were paper clipped inside the front cover of the journal, but have been moved to the cold vault for preservation.

Register of Alma Greenwood diary and scrapbook
Garrett Schroath
2011 March 17
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