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William Riley Hurst diary, 1971-1972

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 11
Scope and Contents William writes of his anxiety concerning his financial affairs. His wife falls ill and he worries for her wellbeing. He confesses to consuming alcohol at times in his life when he was feeling especially low and when his marriage was most acutely suffering. He writes of his worsening physical pain. He talks about his church activity and gratitude for his religion. He talks about his family and business. His daughter falls ill but is treated at the hospital and improves. He tells his bishop that...
Dates: 1971-1972

William Riley Hurst diary, 1972 March-September

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 12
Scope and Contents William discusses his concerns for his children and the joy he gets from watching them, as well as his deep love for his wife. He writes about Nixon's visit to Russia and America's hope to ease international tensions. He tells of a small drought that caused some anxiety among the locals. He continues to suffer from intense physical pain. He talks of his resentment at sharing his home with a boy named Tommy who was placed there by someone who was seemingly taking advantage of William's kindness.
Dates: 1972 March-September

William Riley Hurst diary, 1972-1973

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 13
Scope and Contents William expresses his faith and hope in the Lord. He writes of his struggles to work while sick. He laments not having enough money to accomplish his family's dreams, and he expresses depression related to his debt battles. He speaks at a friend's funeral. He writes of his personal battle against his hot temper. He attends a hearing regarding cattle theft. He writes of attending a local ball with his wife. The Native Americans threaten to revolt and put on a peaceful protest on the State...
Dates: 1972-1973

William Riley Hurst diary, 1973 April-November

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 14
Scope and Contents William writes his feelings of being depressed, lonely, misunderstood, and unappreciated. He writes his thoughts on the unfolding Watergate scandal. He and his wife spend some time in Utah county visiting friends and relatives. He writes of an encounter with a hippy and his thoughts about hippy styles.
Dates: 1973 April-November