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Charles Love Flake diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 982

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript journal which was transcribed from the holograph original by Albert J. Levine. Flake was born in Beaver, Utah but spent most of his life in Arizona. He attended Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah and served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Mississippi (1883-1885). He supplied lumber to the Woodruff Co-op store and carried mail from Holbrook, Arizona to Ft. Apache.

He was murdered in 1892(??). His brother, Oz Flake, gave an account of Charles' death which is found with the diary.


  • 1881-1892


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 Charles Love Flake diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Student, Mormon missionary, mail carrier, and lumberman.


73 p. (0.08 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Chad Flake in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Chad Flake; 1978.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Physical Description

Typewrtten photocopy.

Register of Charles Love Flake diary
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 27
Description rules
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