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Samuel Hollister Rogers diary, volume 1, 1841-1855

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1134
Image of Samuel Hollister Rogers diary, volume 1
Image of Samuel Hollister Rogers diary, volume 1

Scope and Contents

Volume includes an autobiographical sketch for Rogers, from his birth in 1819 to life in Kirtland, Ohio and Nauvoo, Illinois, as an early member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Includes copies of patriarchal blessings for Rogers and some of his family members, including his parents, received in Kirtland and Nauvoo. More frequent entries start in 1843, during Rogers' mission to New Jersey from April 1843 to December 1844. Includes details about the exodus from Nauvoo to Utah from 1846 to 1847. Central to Rogers' diary is his experience in the Mormon Battalion from July 1846 to July 1847. Ends with Rogers in Parowan, Utah. Dated 1841-1855.


  • 1841-1855

Conditions Governing Access

The original diaries and manuscript materials are restricted because of their fragile condition. Please use the photocopy and transcript included in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Samuel Hollister Rogers diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

The first two folders contain the original documents.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies of originals of this volume available in Box 1, folders 3-6. Transcription and index to both diaries available in Box 1, folders 10-11 and Box 2, folders 1-4.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States