Silas Hutchings diaries and an autobiography
Scope and Contents
Photocopies of handwritten diaries kept from 1894 to 1896 while Hutchings was serving on a mission for the Mormon Church in Samoa. Hutchings presents a detailed account of his activities and the culture of the Samoan people. Also included is an autobiography in which Hutchings writes about his childhood in Springville, Utah, his work in Eureka, Nevada, and his family life.
- Hutchings, Silas, 1868-1943 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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 Diaries and an autobiography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon missionary in Samoa.
3 v. (456 p.)
1 book (28 p.) : 1 autobiography
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Loman Hutchings; 1986.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Silas Hutchings diaries and an autobiography
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 19
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States