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Tuttle family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1832

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, pamphlets, advertisements, and account books. Diaries were written by Newton Tuttle (1825-1905), a farmer in Bountiful, Utah. He mentions attending the School of the Prophets in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he heard teachings from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). Correspondence includes letters written to Clara Minerva Tuttle Bartholomew (1865-1956) by members of the Bartholomew family who were on LDS missions, among which are letters from her husband, Henry, in England, 1903-1904. Clara was the daughter of Newton Tuttle and his wife, Emily Amelia Stone (1839-1927). Collection includes original Newton Tuttle diaries, plus typed copies prepared by Brigham Young University.


  • 1851-1952


Conditions Governing Access

"No photocopies may be made except by Bartholomew family members and no item may be published in its entirety without prior written permission from family representative, Craig Randy Bartholomew"; see instrument of gift, 21 May 1988.

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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at


11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.

Custodial History

Donated by the Davis Bartholomew family in 1988. Donated by David Egbert, the second cousin once removed of Clara Tuttle Bartholomew, in 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Davis Bartholomew family; 1988.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; David Egbert; 1998.


History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy V.B.5.a, 2020)

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopy of spiral binder of handwritten transcriptions of correspondence to/from Newton and Clara Tuttle and family (1875-1905) in Box 7, folder 3. Transcriptions available in Boxes 8-10. Photocopy of Newton Tuttle diary, 1865-1870. available in Box 11 folder 2.

Related Materials

See also Tuttle family papers (MSS 2870) and Tuttle family papers (MSS 2871).

Register of Tuttle family papers
Andrea Wyss
2011 April 22
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States