Joseph Ira Earl diary

Joseph Ira Earl diary

Dates: 1930-1934

Typewritten copy of a diary. Also included are a typewritten copy of a newspaper report of his death. The item was copied by Mabel Jarvis for the Federal Writers Projects of the WPA in 1936. Earl writes about his daily activities, his work for the Mormon Church, and meetings with friends and family members.

  • Extent: 1 v. (48 p.)
  • Creator: Earl, Joseph Ira, 1852-1934
  • Call Number: MSS 136
  • 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 136; Diary; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 136, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Bunkerville (Nev.)--History--Sources; City and Town Life; Mormons--Nevada--History--Sources; Overton (Nev.)--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).
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Finding Aid Title
Earl (Joseph Ira) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-12-05T09:45-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon blacksmith and carpenter who lived in Overton, Nevada and served as a bishop of the Bunkerville Ward of the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts