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John Evans diary and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1951

Scope and Contents

Typescripts of diary and an autobiography. In his 1881 diary, Evans describes his activities as a Mormon missionary in Wales. In his personal history, he writes about his conversion to the Mormon faith in Great Britain, his migration to Utah, and his experiences in Brigham City, Utah.

Dates

  • 1881-1917

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

Biographical history

John Evans (born 1829) was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir who settled in Brigham City, Utah.

Extent

5 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register for the John Evans diary and autobiography
Status
Completed
Author
Jeffrey Mahas
Date
2012 May 24
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States