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John D. Lee diary

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 449

Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary with a typed copy of the item. Lee kept this diary while serving in Tennessee as a missionary for the Mormon Church. Lee writes about his experiences as a missionary, the people with whom he stayed, the distances he travelled, and the debates he held with local ministers. He also includes poems, illustrations, and some genealogical notes.

Dates

  • 1840-1841

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

Biographical / Historical

John D. Lee (1812-1877) was a Mormon missionary and colonizer. He was executed for his participation in the Mountain Meadows Massacre.

Extent

2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph.
Title
Register of John D. Lee diary
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 25
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States