Charles Alfred Harper diary and biography

Charles Alfred Harper diary and biography

Dates: 1847-1971

Photocopy of a handwritten diary and a biography of Harper. The diary covers the dates from April 7 to August 8, 1847 when Harper came to Utah with one of the earliest Mormon pioneer companies. He worked as a wheelwright. Also included are notes of financial transactions in Holladay, Utah, in 1895.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harper, Charles Alfred, 1817-1900
  • Call Number: MSS 1007
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles Alfred Harper diary and biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1007; Charles Alfred Harper diary and biography; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1007, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Harper, Charles Alfred, 1817-1900--Diaries; Holladay (Utah)--History--Sources; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History--Sources; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Biography; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Harper (Charles Alfred) diary and biography
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:25-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon and early Utah pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts