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Thomas Jefferson Howell mission journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3960

Scope and Contents

The Thomas Jefferson Howell Mission Journal, 1899, contains a photocopy of one mission journal. The journal, which covers from February to September 1899, was written while Howell served as the Nebraska Conference president.


  • 1899


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

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Jefferson Howell was born 7 March 1860 in Franklin, Iowa, to James and Rosannah Monk. As a child, his family moved to Utah, arriving in Salt Lake City on 29 August 1863. On 7 April 1881 in Salt Lake City, he married Mary Jane Heaton, with whom he had 12 children. He served in many church callings, including the clerk and president of the Nebraska Conference and as a Seventy. He died 5 October 1945 in Portage, Utah.


1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Scott L. Howell; 2007.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

This item is part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of Thomas Jefferson Howell mission journal
Rose Frank
16 June 2011
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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