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Sybren van Dyk diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2175

Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten diaries by Van Dyk, as well as a typed translation. The diaries record Van Dyk's experiences and the work in which he was involved as mission president in the Netherlands in short entries.


  • 1871-1881


Language of Materials

Materials are in Dutch with English typescript translation.

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 Sybren Van Dyk diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Note

Sybren van Dyk (1827-1899) was a Dutch Mormon and twice president of the Netherlands Mission for the Mormon Church, 1871-1874 and 1880-1882. He came to Utah in 1869 and settled in Loa.


3 folders (0.13 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Irene V. Deeben in 1983.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Irene V. Deeben; 1983.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Sybren van Dyk diaries
Benjamin Sipes
2010 September 30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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