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Thomas Chamberlain diaries

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 990

Scope and Contents

Three diaries (1875, 1880-1882, 1893-1896), genealogical group sheets of Chamberlain's families, and ten photocopied photographs of Chamberlain and his wives and children. The two earliest items are photocopies of holograph manuscripts while the third is a typescript.


  • 1875-1896


Language of Materials

Material is 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 Thomas Chamberlain diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Farmer; Chamberlain was born in Tooele, Utah and spent much of his adult life in Long Valley and Orderville, Utah. He served as a bishop and as a member of the Kanab Stake high council for the Mormon Church. Chamberlain married Elinor A. Hoyt and Laura Fackrell in 1873 in a polylgamous union. He lived the United Order in Mount Carmel, Utah and at Orderville.


3 items (0.24 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated by Ramona A. Chamberlain in 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Ramona A. Chamberlain; 1977.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Thomas Chamberlain diaries
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 28
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