Alexander Walter Wright diaries

Alexander Walter Wright diaries

Dates: 1902-1904

Handwritten diaries written by Alexander Wright and his wife, Emma Elizabeth Reeve Wright. These journals were kept while the couple was on a Mormon mission in New Zealand. Two of the diaries were kept by Alexander and three were kept by Emma.

  • Extent: 5 v. (680 p.)
  • Creator: Robison, Emma Elizabeth Reeve Wright, 1868-1914. -- Wright, Alexander Walter, 1860-1906
  • Call Number: MSS 1592
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diaries 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 1592; Diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1592, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Frank Robison; 1989.
Subject Terms
Robison, Emma Elizabeth Reeve Wright, 1868-1914--Diaries; Wright, Alexander Walter, 1860-1906--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--New Zealand--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--New Zealand--History--Sources; Mormons--New Zealand--History--Sources; New Zealand--History--1876-1918--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Wright (Alexander Walter) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-09T09:52-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary serving in New Zealand.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts