James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary

James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary

Dates: 1908-1910

James C. Ellsworth mission diary, 1908-1910 includes a photocopy and typescript of James C. Ellsworth's Australian mission diary.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Ellsworth, James Clarence, 1885-1970
  • Call Number: MSS 2288
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; 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 James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary 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 2288; James Clarence Ellsworth mission diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 228, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 2001.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Australia--History; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Ellsworth (James Clarence) mission diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-12T09:04-0600
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Biographical History

James C. Ellsworth was born in 1885 in New Mexico. He married Julia Claridge in 1907. Ellsworth served an LDS mission to Australia between 1908-1910. At various periods in his life, he worked as an oiler and a sweeper; a town clerk in Safford, Arizona; and a mayor of Payson, Utah. James and Julia had five sons. Elssworth died in California on 7 March 1970.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts