George Halliday papers
George Halliday papers
Dates: approximately 1845-1951
Materials include a handwritten diary that was kept from 1845 to 1854, part of which was written in Pitman shorthand. The diary also includes a brief autobiographical sketch of Halliday from his birth up to 1845. Also includes a family record book for George Halliday's family, which includes a short handwritten autobiography. A volume with a typed version of the short autobiography and handwritten transcriptions of the Pitman shorthand sections of the diary are also included. Dated approximately 1845-1951.
- Extent: 6 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
- Creator: Halliday, George
- Call Number: MSS 139
- Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
- Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
- Languages and Scripts
- Alternative Format
- Collection includes photocopies and transcriptions of some items.
- Conditions of Use
- It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Halliday papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
- Preferred Citation
- Initial citation: MSS 139; George Halliday papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 139, LTPSC.
- Custodial History
- Provenance unknown.
- Acquisition Information
- Source of acquisition unknown.
- Subject Terms
- Mormon missionaries--England--History; Utah County (Utah)--History; Mormons--Utah--Utah County--History; Legislators--Utah--History; Santaquin (Utah); American Fork (Utah); Pleasant Grove (Utah); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Halliday, George; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--England--History; Holliday family; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Bishops--History
- Genre / Form
- Genealogies; Autobiographies; Diaries
- Processing Information
- Revised and updated; Ryan Lee, curator; 2016.
- Appraisal Information
- Utah and the Western American and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).
- Finding Aid ID Number
- Finding Aid Title
- Halliday (George) papers
- Finding Aid Author
- Rose Frank
- Finding Aid Creator
- This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-11 14:53:57 -0600.
- Finding Aid Language
- Biographical Info:
George Halliday (1823-1900) was an early member and missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in England.
George Halliday was born in 1823 in England. In 1844 he was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he served missions to England for that faith from 1845 to 1853 and in 1860. Halliday served as a bishop for the Church in Santaquin and American Fork, Utah. He also served as an alderman and as a representative to the Utah territorial legislature. Halliday also lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He died in 1900.
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Folder in MSS 139
George Halliday diary
George Halliday family record and autobiography
George Halliday transcriptions
Dates: approximately 1887-1951
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