Harold Harper Holmes diaries

Harold Harper Holmes diaries

Dates: 1963-2001

Typescripts of diaries kept from 1963 to 2001. Holmes writes about his life in Victor, Idaho, his relationship with his family which included four children, his activities as a drug store owner, his work as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church), and his participation in civic affairs. Blair Holmes, Harold's son, transcribed the materials into typewritten form.

  • Extent: 6 v. (2339 p.)
  • Creator: Holmes, Blair Ralph, 1942–. -- Holmes, Harold Harper, 1911-2001
  • Call Number: MSS 2305
  • 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: Copyright to these materials is held by Blair Holmes, but the collection may be used for research purposes.
Languages and Scripts
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 Curator
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2305; Harold Harper Holmes diaries; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2305, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Holmes, Harold Harper, 1911-2001--Diaries; Home and Family; Mormons--Idaho--Victor--Biography; Social Life and Customs; Victor (Idaho)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
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
Finding Aid Title
Holmes (Harold Harper) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-10T14:24-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Holmes was born on December 28, 1911 in Ogden, Utah, was raised in Wamsutter, Wyoming, and lived in Victor, Idaho. He died on June 13, 2001.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts