William Barnabe Bennett diaries

William Barnabe Bennett diaries

Dates: 1888-1906

Twelve handwritten diaries. Bennett was the father of eleven children, was a brick mason and a postmaster, and had many callings for the Mormon Church. The entries are often detailed and include Bennett's daily concerns and his thoughts relating to religion.

  • Extent: 12 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bennett, William Barnabe, 1840-1906
  • Call Number: MSS 1658
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 1658; Diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1658, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Bennett, William Barnabe, 1840-1906; Home and Family; Midvale (Utah)--History--Sources; Mormons--Great Britain--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Midvale--History--Sources; Postal service--Utah--Midvale--Postmasters--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs
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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).
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Finding Aid Title
Bennett (William Barnabe) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-18T10:00-0700
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Biographical History

British convert to the Mormon Church who later migrated to Midvale, Utah.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts