Jesse J. Bennett diaries

Jesse J. Bennett diaries

Dates: 1889-1892

Handwritten diaries. Bennett writes about his leaving Meadow, Utah, to serve on a mission for the Mormon Church in the Samoan Islands. He tells about his journeys and his activities there.

  • Extent: 4 v. (ca. 900 p.)
  • Creator: Bennett, Jesse J., 1869-1949
  • Call Number: MSS 1406
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: MSS 1406; Jesse J. Bennett diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1406, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Samoan Islands--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Samoan Islands--History; Mormon missionaries--Samoan Islands--Diaries; Bennett, Jesse J., 1869-1949; Bennett, Jesse J., 1869-1949--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Samoan Islands
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Bennett (Jesse J.) diaries
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Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-16 18:27:16 -0600.
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Biographical History

Jesse J. Bennett (1869-1949) was a Mormon missionary to Samoa, school teacher, farmer, and resident of Meadow, Utah.

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