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.
- Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 (Creator, Person)
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.
2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of John D. Lee diary
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 25
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.