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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Lorenzo Brown diary and autobiography

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 497
Scope and Contents Includes Lorenzo Brown's handwritten diary and autobiography. Brown's autobiography starts in 1856 when his diary begins. Describes his conversion to the Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, and relationship with Joseph Smith, the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brown then describes his migration to Salt Lake City, Utah, settling in Las Vegas, Nevada, a move to the St. George, Utah area, service on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1856-1902

Charles Ora Card diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6024

Compilation of the diaries and journals of Charles Ora Card.

Dates: 1871-1885

John Robert Cluff journal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225532867]
Identifier: MSS 3231
Scope and Contents

Contains journal entries documenting Cluff's service as a Mormon missionary in the Eastern States Mission, 1903 to 1906. Later entries (1910-1918) document his life in the Teton Basin, Idaho.

Dates: 1903-1918, bulk 1903-1906

Norman Toone and Annie P. Erekson papers

Identifier: MSS 8840
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the life of Norman Toone Erekson. Included are journals written by both Norman and his wife Annie detailing their everyday life, important church events (i.e. baptisms), etc; floppy and Zip disks containing files including Word documents on Church historical topics; and slides which include pictures on various trips the family has made including to Bangkok, Saigon, Greece, and Seattle. Materials dated 1938-2010.

Dates: 1938-2010

Jens C. Gasberg journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3880
Scope and Contents

Journal written by Jens C. Gasberg in Danish between 1865 and 1911. Entries describe activities, missionary service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, courtship, journey to Brigham City, Utah, family events, trial for polygamy, and other topics. Also includes inserted photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material. Collection also includes an English translation of the journal.

Dates: 1864-1911

George Ezra Teasdale journal, 1898-1917

Identifier: MSS 8224 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Journal approximately covers the years 1898-1903. Containing very little handwriting, it is mostly full of newspaper clippings related to the Blue Jay Mine in Beaver County, Utah that Teasdale managed when a vein of ore was discovered in December of 1902. The journal also contains several postcards from the Aurora Mining and Milling Company and printed ephemera related to a group Teasdale belonged to called the Ancient Order of United Workmen (A.O.U.W.).

Dates: 1898-1917

Hans Hansen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225546602]
Identifier: MSS 3080
Scope and Contents

Typescript and photocopy of the journal of Hans Martin Hansen while on an mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Norway, from 20 July 1889 until 7 May 1891.

Dates: 1889-1891

Jesse Knight autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 939

Joseph W. Booth diaries, 1885-1928

Identifier: MSS 155 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains holograph diaries written by Booth, dated from between 1885 and 1928. Includes descriptions of his life in Utah, his missionary work in Turkey, and his travels. Also includes some poetry and mission records.

Dates: 1885-1928

Elias Smith journal typescript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2452
Scope and Contents

Collection includes typescripts of journals kept by Elias Smith between 1836 and 1888. The journals document Smith's travels, experiences, and other events.

Dates: 1836-1888