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Joseph H. Dean journals

 File — Reel: 1
Identifier: MSS 7933

Scope and Contents

Contains one microfilm version of the journals of Joseph H. Dean, including accounts of his activities as a missionary in Hawaii and Samoa. Dated from 1876 to 1884.


  • 1876-1884


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 Joseph H. Dean journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical history

Joseph Henry Dean (1855-1947) served as a Mormon missionary in Samoa, Hawaii, and the Sandwich Islands. Joseph Henry Dean was born October 16, 1855 in Taunton, Somerset, England to Joseph Dean and Catherine Knott Dean. He immigrated to the United States in 1860. On October 11, 1876, he married Sarah Allen Arnold. On June 11, 1885, he married Florence Ridges. He served as the President of the Samoan Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1888 to 1890. He also served missions to the Sandwich Islands and Hawaii. He died November 2, 1947, in Vernal, Utah.


1 microfilm reel (0.1 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Church Archives to L. Tom Perry Special Collections on August 6, 2009.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; August 2011.

Register of Joseph H. Dean journals
Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
2011 August 1
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States