William Wallace Bilings diary
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary. Bilings kept this diary while migrating to Utah to be with members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Bilings writes about his journey from July to September of 1864. He describes the traveling conditions, the weather, hardships, camp grounds, daily mileage, encounters with Indians, and deaths caused by illness. Bilings [Billings] later settled in Provo, Utah.
- Bilings, William Wallace (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from William Wallace Bilings diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Bilings was a Mormon pioneer.
1 item (37 p.)(0.06 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
This diary was photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 12.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 12.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of William Wallace Bilings diary
- Benjamin Sipes
- 2011 February 23
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.