Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman diary

Eliza Maria Partridge Lyman diary

Dates: 1846-1885

Photocopoy of a typescript of a diary with many gaps. The item begins with a brief autobiography. Lyman writes about being sealed to the first president of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, her marriage to Amasa Lyman after Smith's death, her life in Nauvoo, Illinois, her migration to Utah, the excommunication of her husband from the Mormon Church, her life in Fillmore, Utah, and her efforts in favor of the Mormon practice of polygamy.

  • Extent: 1 v. (112 p.)
  • Creator: Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886
  • Call Number: MSS 1217
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
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 1217; Diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1217, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History--Sources; Lyman, Amasa M. (Amasa Mason), 1813-1877; Lyman, Eliza Maria Partridge, 1820-1886; Diaries; Material Types; Mormon pioneers--Utah--History--Sources; Mormon women--Illinois--Nauvoo--History--Sources; Mormon women--Utah--Fillmore--History--Sources; Mormons--Illinois--Nauvoo--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Lyman (Eliza Maria Partridge) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-25T12:51-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon woman and Utah pioneer.

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