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Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1961

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten diary (32 leaves). Molen tells about her departure from Utah and the journey to Hawaii. She also gives accounts of her activities while serving with her husband as a missionary in Hawaii.


  • 1876-1877


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 Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen (1834-1934) was born in Nauvoo, Ill. on 12 Feb. 1843. She migrated to Utah, where she married Simpson Molen on 7 Aug. 1859. They later settled in the Cache Valley area. In 1876 she accompanied her husband on a mission to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). After their return she was called to serve in the presidency of the newly organized Hyde Park, Utah Primary Association. She had two daughters, Maria and Millie. Jane Molen died in Hyrum, Utah on Christmas Day, 1934.


1 folder (0.03 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Jane Elizabeth Hyde Molen diary
Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 16
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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