John Boylston Fairbanks diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of diary of John B. Fairbanks, covering the period between 1846 and 1847. Describes the Mormon evacuation of Nauvoo, Illinois, and the journey to the Salt Lake Valley. Includes financial transactions, genealogical information, a daily record of farm work, an account of family events, and other information.
- Fairbanks, John Boylston, 1817-1875 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John Boylston Fairbanks diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
John Boylston Fairbanks (1817-1875) was a Mormon pioneer, merchant, and farmer. Originally from New York and New Jersey, he settled in Payson, Utah.
1 folder ; (0.08 linear ft.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Marriot Library, University of Utah; 1992.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of John Boylston Fairbanks diary
- Rose Frank
- 10 June 2011
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.