Aaron Nelson diary
Scope and Contents
Handwritten diary with photocopies of the item. Nelson had converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1849. His diary covers the years 1858 to 1862 when he served as an LDS missionary in England. Also included are some notes by Nelson's son, William Nelson, who had migrated to St. George, Utah.
- Nelson, William (Person)
- Nelson, Aaron, 1823- (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The original diary is restricted due to its poor condition. Photocopies are available for patron use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Aaron Nelson diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England.
1 v. ((ca. 50 pages) + 1 photocopy)
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Existence and Location of Copies
Photocopy of original is available in folder 1. Transcription is available in folder 3.
- Register of Aaron Nelson diary
- In Progress
- Megan Furcini
- 2011 March 24
- 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