Emery F. Barrus letters and diary
Scope and Contents
Nine handwritten letters and 6 pages of Elder Emery F. Barrus' journal kept while he served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission in 1899. Letters and journal describe both Barrus' travels and attempts to preach the restored gospel, primarily to people of Tennessee and Missouri. Both letters and journal pages are photocopied for patron use. Also included are the funerary program and a newspaper obituary of Ruth Hammond Barrus.
- Barrus, Emery F., 1865-1937 (Person)
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 Emery F. Barrus letters and diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Mormon missionary serving in the Southern States Mission.
Donated by George Barrus in 1977.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; George Barrus; 1977.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
- Register of Emery F. Barrus letters and diary
- In Progress
- Elisa Visick
- 2010 July 26
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.