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Benjamin Cluff diary

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3076
Scope and Contents Diary written by Cluff documenting his activities as he led a small group from Brigham Young Academy through Panama and into Columbia. Though Cluff states a desire to search for the Book of Mormon city of Zarahemla while on the expedition, much of the diary is devoted to describing travel preparations, countryside traveled through, and plantation owners Cluff meets during the trip. The group traveled by steamboat, by mule, or on foot for much of the trip and encountered many difficulties...
Dates: 1901

Benjamin Cluff Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 135
Scope and Contents

Contains a scrapbook containing newspaper articles (photocopy) concerning the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition, and The Brigham Young Alumnus.

Dates: 1900-1902

Diary excerpt of the South American scientific expedition of the Brigham Young Academy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 368
Scope and Contents

Contains a typescript of journal (86 pages) of the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition and correspondence concerning the Tolton family genealogy.

Dates: 1900-1902

John B. Fairbanks diaries

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 140
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries with typescripts of several items. The diaries have many gaps. They principally cover the time Fairbanks served as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States Mission from 1881 to 1883 and when he served as a missionary for the same faith in South and Central America from 1900 to 1902. On the second mission, Fairbanks accompanied the "Cluff" expedition; led by Benjamin Cluff, president of the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah; to find evidence supporting...
Dates: 1877-1914

John B. Fairbanks photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 9
Scope and Contents

Collection includes black and white photographs of Provo, Utah and some photographs of the Cluff Expedition to Mexico. Most of the photographs have a corresponding glass negative or nitrate negative. There are also acetate copy negatives for some photographs. Also includes two prints of paintings by John B. Fairbanks. Dated 1897-1902.

Dates: 1897-1902

Mildred Cluff Harvey papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3951
Scope and Contents Contains papers on Mildred Cluff Harvey and her family. Materials date from between 1866 and 1947. Includes the following: 1. The Biography of Mildred Cluff Harvey by her daughter, Lucile H. Ursenbach, 1900-1947. Typed, 17 pages. 2. Newspaper pages about Benjamin Cluff Jr., Mildred's brother, August 1970. 2 leaves. 3. Mildred Cluff autobiography. 1862-1898. Typed, 9 pages. 4. Mildred Cluff autobiography. 1862-1898. Original pencil handwriting, 19 pages. 5. Photocopied articles about the...
Dates: 1866-1947

Indian blanket

 Item — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 2188
Scope and Contents

One wool blanket, measuring 50 in. by 80 in. Dark brown with pattern of tan stripes, and a single strand dark brown yarn around edge. Large holes in some places, with one side somewhat faded.

Dates: approximately 1900

Asa Solomon Kienke diaries and other material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 88
Scope and Contents

Contains two journals of Keinke's mission to Illinois and Indiana for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1896 and 1898, seven journals kept as a member of the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition of 1900-1902, and archaelogical and miscellaneous papers. Also includes a bound typescript of the expedition journals.

Dates: 1896-1902

Heber L. Magleby journals and correspondence on the South American Expedition

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 363
Scope and Contents

Contains Magley's writings from his time on the Brigham Young Academy South American Expedition. Materials date from between 1900 and 1902.

Dates: 1900-1902

Parley Pratt Nelson diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2261
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of two diaries of Parley Pratt Nelson, a student who participated on the Benjamin Cluff Brigham Young Academy Expedition (1899-1900) and served a mission in Southern California for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1901-1903).

Dates: 1900-1903

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Cluff, Benjamin, Jr., 1858-1948 9
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Fairbanks, John B. (John Boylston), 1855-1940 2