Alma O. Taylor diaries

Alma O. Taylor diaries

Dates: 1901-1946

Handwritten diaries and two folders of correspondence and newspaper clippings. Taylor was called to serve on a mission to Japan for the Mormon Church in 1901. He presided over the Japan Mission from 1905 to 1910. A few diary entries were made between 1911 and 1946. Also included are correspondence relating to the mission and newspaper clippings about the work of translating the Book of Mormon into Japanese.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Taylor, Alma O.
  • Call Number: MSS 166
  • 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 166; Diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 166, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Taylor, Alma O.--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Correspondence; Letters; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Japan--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--Japan--History; Mormons--Japan--History--Sources; Publications
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Electronic books; Newspapers
Title
Book of Mormon. Japanese--History--Sources
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
UPB_MSS166
Finding Aid Title
Taylor (Alma O.) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-18T14:06-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary serving in Japan. He was born in 1882.



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