Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries

Dates: 1842-1891

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Gallup writes about his early life in Connecticut, his migration to Iowa, and how he joined the Mormon Church. Gallup moved to Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about his life in that town, his service during the Utah Expedition of 1857-8, his relationships to his wives, his mission for the Mormon Church to Connecticut. Gallup moved to Santa Ana, California, in 1888.

  • Extent: 4 folders (circa 600 pages)
  • Creator: Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891
  • Call Number: MSS 2347
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Luke William Gallup autobiography and 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 2347; Luke William Gallup autobiography and diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2347, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 33.
Subject Terms
Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Mormon pioneers; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Connecticut; Santa Ana (Calif.)--History--Sources; Springville (Utah)--History; Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891; Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891--Diaries; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Diaries; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Gallup (Luke William) autobiography and diaries
Finding Aid Author
Megan Furcini
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-10 10:03:30 -0700.
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Biographical History

William Luke Gallup (1822-1891) was a Mormon pioneer in Utah.

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