David Coombs diaries and records of temple work
Scope and Contents
Handwritten diaries, financial records, and records of temple work performed for the Mormon Church. The items include an autobiography written by Coombs which covers his early years until 1884 when he started keeping a diary. He kept his journal from 1884 to 1928 with a gap from 1897 through 1899. Coombs relates his expriences while living in various communities in Sanpete and Cache Counties, Utah. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members.
- Coombs, David (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Diaries and records of temple work must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon pioneer and local Mormon Church leader.
2 boxes (10 linear inches)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Titus Coombs; 1981.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872
- Cache County (Utah) -- History
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- City and Town Life
- Coombs, David
- Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Cache County -- History
- Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Sanpete County -- History -- Sources
- Patriarchal blessings (Latter Day Saint churches) -- History
- Sanpete County (Utah) -- History
- Social Life and Customs
- Register of Diaries and records of temple work
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 12
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.