Luke S. Johnson diary

Luke S. Johnson diary

Dates: 1847

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary. The item was kept from 7 April to 29 July 1847 while the author accompanied the first group of Mormon migrants coming to Utah. The authorship is uncertain. It was written by "one of Luke S. Johnson's Ten."

  • Extent: 1 item (17 p.)
  • Creator: Johnson, Luke S., 1807-1861
  • Call Number: MSS 1053
  • 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 Diary 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 1053; Luke S. Johnson diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1053, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Johnson, Luke S., 1807-1861--Diaries; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Johnson (Luke S.) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:16-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Utah pioneer and early Mormon Church leader who served as an apostle until excommunicated.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts