Daniel Kent diary

Daniel Kent diary

Dates: 1848

Account of his activities in Chester Township, Ohio. Includes occasional references to visiting Kirtland, Ohio. Includes a typed transcript of the document, prepared by Cherilyn A. Walley in 1994.

  • Extent: 1 item 1 microfilm reel : photocopy of ms. typed transcript
  • Creator: Kent, Daniel, 1778-1853
  • Call Number: MSS 1090
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Microfilm copy is open for research. Permission required from the Supervisor of Reference Services to view the originals.
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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.
Author was unidentified until 1994, when Cherilyn A. Walley transcribed the diary and performed research to identify its author for a history class at Brigham Young University. Another copy of the typescript, with additional contextual information, is also cataloged in Special Collections at BYU.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1090; Daniel Kent diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1090, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The following appears at the bottom of each page of the photocopy of the diary: "Orig in poss of Steve A. Kovacich, . . . Xeroxed 27 July 1971."
Subject Terms
Walley, Cherilyn A.; Chester (Ohio)--History--Sources; Kirtland (Ohio)--History--Sources; Material Types
Genre / Form
Diaries; Microfilms
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kent (Daniel) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:15-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Brother-in-law to Brigham Young.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts