John Stillman Woodbury diaries

John Stillman Woodbury diaries

Dates: 1851-1877

Handwritten diaries for the years 1851, 1853 to 1855, 1857, and 1876 to 1877. These are all missionary journals kept on various missions for the Mormon Church to Hawaii. Woodbury comments on visits from Mormon Church Apostles and writes about leaving Utah for Hawaii during the Mormon "Reformation" in 1857 and being called to return to face the approach of the U.S. Army.

  • Extent: 13 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Woodbury, John Stillman, 1825-1914
  • Call Number: MSS 168
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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.
Note
Photographs have been transferred to the photoarchives number P-180.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 168; Diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 168, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Hawaii--History--Sources; Woodbury, John Stillman, 1825-1914--Diaries; Religion; Hawaii--History--To 1893--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Hawaii--History--Sources; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS168
Finding Aid Title
Woodbury (John Stillman) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-30T10:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon missionary in Hawaii.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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