Joseph Smith Larkins diary

Joseph Smith Larkins diary

Dates: 1876-1878

Photocopy of a handwritten diary. Larkins writes about his experiences and abservations while working for the railroad. He also tells about his family, friends, local residents, and life at Kelton, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 v. (189 p.)
  • Creator: Larkins, Joseph Smith
  • Call Number: MSS 1244
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 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 1244; Diary; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1244, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Larkins, Joseph Smith; Union Pacific Railroad Company--History--Sources; City and Town Life; Kelton (Utah)--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Kelton--History--Sources; Railroads--Utah--Kelton--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Larkins (Joseph Smith) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-02T13:01-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer and depot worker for the Union Pacific Railroad Company in Kelton, Utah.

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