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John Needham diary and autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 612

Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a diary from 1840-1842. Needham writes about his conversion, missionary activies in England and Wales, faith promoting experiences, persecutions, and also gives details of the organization of branches in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including names and dates of baptisms and ordinations of the members. Also included is a five-page typescript of an autobiography written late in the nineteenth century when Needham lived in Logan, Utah.

Dates

  • approximately 1840-1890

Creator

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 Diary and autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and Wales.

Extent

1 folder (0.2 linear ft.) : 111 p.

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John Needham diary and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 25
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States