Henry Green Boyle diaries

Henry Green Boyle diaries

Dates: 1844-1889

Handwritten autobiography and diary. The diary starts in 1847. Boyle grew up in Virginia and joined the Mormon Church. He lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, joined the "Mormon Battalion" to serve in the war with Mexico (1846-1848), settled in Ogden, Utah, and went on missions for the Mormon Church in Virginia and California.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1908
  • Call Number: MSS 156
  • 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
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Henry Green Boyle collection 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 156; Henry Green Boyle diaries; 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 156, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS156.xml
Subject Terms
Boyle, Henry Green, 1824-1908--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--California--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Southern States--History--Sources; United States. Army. Mormon Battalion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--California--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--Southern States--History; Mormon pioneers--History--Sources; Mormons--California--History--Sources; Mormons--Southern States--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Processing Information
Processed; David J. Whittaker; 1998.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS156
Finding Aid Title
Boyle (Henry Green) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:25-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary. Boyle grew up in Virginia and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He live in Nauvoo, Illinois, joined the "Mormon Battalion" to serve in the war with Mexico (1846-1848), settled in Ogden, Utah, and went on roughly fourteen missions in various places in the United States. Most of these missions were to the Southern States where he was mission president from 1875 to 1878.



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Ryan Lee
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