Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

Clarence Marcellus Barker papers

Dates: 1905-1987

Includes journals, notebooks, an autograph album, letters, and articles relating to his mission in Australia. Five journals document his missionary activities in Sidney, Tasmania, Adelaide, and Perth, including encounters with RLDS missionaries. Notebooks contain a statistical record of his missionary activities, and missionary references, including notes on polygamy and on the RLDS Church. Autograph album contains messages from missionaries, Church members, and other friends in Australia. Letters are from Barker to his father, N. H. Barker, in North Ogden, Utah. Articles, dated 1987 and circa 1931, deal with the history of the LDS Church in Australia.

  • Extent: 1 microfilm reel (0.1 linear ft.). -- 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Barker, Clarence Marcellus, 1884-1953
  • Call Number: MSS 2057
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Microfilm copy is open without restriction. Access to original materials with permission from the Supervisor of Reference Services.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers 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 2057; Clarence Marcellus Barker papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2057, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donor is a grandson of Clarence M. Baker.
Acquisition Information
Donated;Michael Van Wagenen;1996.
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Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon missionaries--Australia; Mormons--Australia; Perth (W.A.); Adelaide (S.A.); Tasmania; Sydney (N.S.W.); Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Australia; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Barker, Clarence Marcellus, 1884-1953; Barker, Clarence Marcellus, 1884-1953--Archives
Genre / Form
Letters; Diaries; Notebooks; Autograph albums; Articles
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Barker (Clarence Marcellus) papers
Finding Aid Author
Amy Perez
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-04-12 15:57:29 -0600.
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Biographical History

Missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia, 1905-1908. Resident of North Ogden, Utah.

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