Henry Charles Eddington diaries

Henry Charles Eddington diaries

Dates: 1879-1888

Photocopy of a handwritten diary from 1886 to 1888 when Eddington was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in the Southern States of the United States and in England. He was transferred from the Southern States to England because of hostile activities against the Mormon missionaries. Also included is a typescript of a diary kept by Eddington from September to December in 1879. He writes about the weather while passing through various communities in Utah.

  • Extent: 1 v. (ca. 200 p.)
  • Creator: Eddington, Henry Charles
  • Call Number: MSS 1231
  • 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 Diaries 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 1231; Diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1231, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Eddington, Henry Charles--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--England--History--Sources; Mormon Church--Missions--Southern States--History--Sources; Utah--History--19th century--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).
Finding Aid Title
Eddington (Henry Charles) diaries
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-10-31T15:14-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Missionary for the Mormon Church. He was born in 1855 and died in 1918.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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