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Joseph W. Booth diaries, 1885-1928

Identifier: MSS 155 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains holograph diaries written by Booth, dated from between 1885 and 1928. Includes descriptions of his life in Utah, his missionary work in Turkey, and his travels. Also includes some poetry and mission records.


  • 1885-1928


Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Joseph W. Booth (1866-1928) was a resident of Alpine, Utah who served as president of the Turkish Mission from 1904 to 1909 and from 1921 to 1924 and as president of the Armenian Mission from 1924 to 1928 for the Mormon Church.


11 folders

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory available online.

Existence and Location of Copies

Typescript of journals and poetry available in Box 4-6. Photocopies of journals and poetry available in Box 7-11.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States