Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems

Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems

Dates: 1885-1916

Handwritten diaries and poems. These journals were kept from 1885 to 1928 when Booth was in Alpine, Utah, at the Brigham Young Academy in Provo, Utah, and in Turkey and Armenia as a missionary and as mission president.

  • Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928
  • Call Number: MSS 155
  • 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 155; Joseph W. Booth diaries and poems; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 155, LTPSC.
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Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Alpine (Utah)--History; Turkey--History--20th century--Sources; Armenia--History--1901-; Mormon missionaries--Armenia--History--Sources; Poets, American--Utah--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--Turkey--History; Mormons--Utah--Alpine--History; American poetry--19th century; American poetry--20th century; Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928; Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Turkish Mission--History; Brigham Young Academy--History; Booth, Joseph W. (Joseph Wilford), 1866-1928--Poetry; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Armenia--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Turkey--History
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Diaries; Poetry
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Booth (Joseph W.) diaries and poems
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Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-16 20:00:06 -0600.
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Biographical History

Joseph W. Booth (1866-1928) was a rResident of Alpine, Utah who served as president of the Turkish Mission from 1904 to 1909 and from 1921 to 1924 and as president of the Armenian Mission from 1924 to 1928 for the Mormon Church.

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