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Henry Clegg diary and letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1935

Scope and Contents

Typescript of a diary and a typewritten letter. The diary was written from 30 Mar. to 4 Sept. 1855 and records Clegg's journey from Liverpool, England to the Western U.S. on his way to Utah. Parts of the original handwritten diary are in shorthand and were not transcribed. The letter is dated 12 Aug. 1981 and is from Garth N. Jones to James B. Allen. It tells about the life of Henry Clegg.


  • 1855-1981


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 Henry Clegg diary and letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer from England who served as a Mormon bishop and civil leader in Wasatch Valley, Utah.


2 items (5 leaves)

Custodial History

Donated by James Allen in 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; James Allen; 1982.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Henry Clegg diary and letter
In Progress
Elisa Visick
2010 September 14
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
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