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28, personal journal / James E. Talmage, 1928-1929

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 1
Image of 28, personal journal / James E. Talmage
Image of 28, personal journal / James E. Talmage

Scope and Contents

Typewritten and handwritten journal includes nearly daily entries from January 1, 1928, to December 31, 1929. Begins with Talmage in Liverpool, England, and ends with him in Salt Lake City, Utah. Most entries pertain to Talmage's return to England after being released as mission president, and meetings or other events related to Talmage's duties as an Apostle, particularly attending stake conferences and visiting members of the Church throughout the United States, or ordaining missionaries, bishops, or performing other priesthood ordinances. Includes newspaper clippings and programs pertaining to Talmage or the Church, or important news of the day, particularly with acheivement in air flight. Dated 1928-1929.


  • 1928-1929

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy of the first twelve of thirty volumes of Talmage's personal journals (1879-1911) available online. Unedited typescripts and microfilm of all thirty volumes also available.

Conditions Governing Use

The literary rights to the Talmage collection rest with the Harold B. Lee Library and the Talmage family. Permission to publish material from the James E. Talmage collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services at


166 p. ; 30 cm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online.


Typescript and holograph, includes newspaper clippings.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States