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Albert Jones journals, 1862-1866

Identifier: MSS 2427 Series 1

Scope and Contents

Contains two diaries by Jones describing his work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and about his life in Provo, Utah. The materials date from between 1862 and 1866. Also includes photocopies of the journals.


  • 1862-1866


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 Albert Jones journals and correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators

Biographical History

From the Collection:

Albert Jones was born August 28,1839 in England. He died in Provo, Utah on December 9, 1925. He joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in August 1855 in England, crossed the Plains with the Martin Handcart company, and eventually settled in Provo. In 1862, he was called to help drive Church wagons across the Plains; from 1872 to 1886 he was the tithing clerk for the Utah Stake; from 1884 to 1886 he served as a missionary in Britain; from 1888 to 1889 he served time in a federal prison, having been convicted of unlawful cohabitation.


3 folders

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States