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John Rockey Park diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 638

Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary with handwritten corrections. Also included are photocopies of the handwritten original diary. Park writes about visits to the University of Deseret by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including Brigham Young and Orson Pratt, tells about hiring Karl G. Maeser, and describes educational financing and the nature of education in Utah.

Dates

  • 1869-1886

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

Biographical History

Utah author and educator who served as president of the University of Deseret.

Extent

1 item (54 p.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John Rockey Park diary
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 29
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