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James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2288

Scope and Contents

James C. Ellsworth mission diary, 1908-1910 includes a photocopy and typescript of James C. Ellsworth's Australian mission diary.


  • 1908-1910


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

Biographical History

James C. Ellsworth was born in 1885 in New Mexico. He married Julia Claridge in 1907. Ellsworth served an LDS mission to Australia between 1908-1910. At various periods in his life, he worked as an oiler and a sweeper; a town clerk in Safford, Arizona; and a mayor of Payson, Utah. James and Julia had five sons. Elssworth died in California on 7 March 1970.


1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 2001.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies of original available in Folder 1-2. Transcriptions available in Folder 3-4.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Register of James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 6
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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