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Benjamin Cluff diary, 1906-1909

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 1667
Image of Benjamin Cluff diary
Image of Benjamin Cluff diary

Scope and Contents

Diary covers period from December 24, 1906 to January 6, 1909 and details Cluff's time continuing as a plantation owner in Mexico. Includes his description of the maintenance and progress of the plantation work, as well as information on the health and well-being of his family members and workers. Also includes record of his travels through Mexico, planting timing and dimension details, and various purchases for the plantation.


  • 1906-1909

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 Benjamin Cluff diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


190 p. ; 17 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcripts of the diaries are available in the collection (box 2).


Clothbound volume with handwritten entries on about two-thirds of the pages. Inside title: "Journal 5."

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US