Israel Justus Clark autobiography and diary

Israel Justus Clark autobiography and diary

Dates: 1855-1878

Photocopy of a typescript of a diary and an autobiography. Clark's diary covers the years from 1855 to 1857 when Clark served as a missionary to the Indians in the Salmon River Mission. Clark's autbiography tells about his life in Logan and Clarkston, Utah, and his contacts with Indians.

  • Extent: 2 items (21 p.)
  • Creator: Clark, Israel Justus, 1826-1905
  • Call Number: MSS 1219
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Autobiography and 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 1219; Autobiography and diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1219, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Clark, Israel Justus, 1826-1905; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Clarkston (Utah)--History--Sources; Diaries; Fort Lemhi (Idaho); Indians of North America--Idaho--History--Sources; Logan (Utah)--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--History--Sources; Mormons--Idaho--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Clarkston--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Logan--History--Sources
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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
Clark (Israel Justus) autobiography and diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-26T11:57-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary to the Indians in Idaho.

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