Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries
Scope and Contents
Two different typescripts of the same diary kept by Whipple: one prepared by Phyllis Clayton Pettit, the other by Anor Whipple. The diary gives genealogical data about Nelson Whipple's ancestors and tells of his early experiences in the Latter-day Saint Church, his move to Nauvoo, Illinois, his journey across the Plains to Utah and his life there.
- Whipple, Nelson Wheeler, 1818-1887 (creator, Person)
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 Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Early Utah pioneer.
2 items (225 pages)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Whipple family; 1973.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
The Pettit typescript is an abridgement of the diary. The Whipple typescript gives the diary in full.
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- 2010 May 14
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.