Winslow Farr journals

Winslow Farr journals

Dates: 1856-1910

Collection includes daily accounts of his family, his church mission to England (vol. 2), the Utah War, persecutions concerning his practice of polygamy, his subsequent prison sentence, and his life in Colonia Dublán, Chihuahua, Mexico. Typescripts of the journals are also included in the collection.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Farr, Winslow, 1837-1913
  • Call Number: MSS 1420
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use typescripts.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Journals 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 1420; Winslow Farr journals; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1420, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--England; Dublán (Mexico)--History; Home and Family; Mormon Church--Missions--England; Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Polygamy; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Prisons--Utah--History; Social Life and Customs; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Farr (Winslow) journals
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Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-01T04:09-0700
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Biographical History

Winslow Farr (1837-1913) was a Mormon farmer and stake patriarch.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts