Albert Jones journals

Albert Jones journals

Dates: 1862-1866

Contains two diaries by Jones describing his work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and about his life in Provo, Utah. The materials date from between 1862 and 1866. Also includes photocopies of the journals.

  • Extent: 3 folders
  • Creator: Jones, Albert, 1839-1925
  • Call Number: MSS 2427 Series 1
  • 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: Open for public research.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Albert Jones journals and correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators
Preferred Citation
Albert Jones journals; MSS 2427; Albert Jones journals and correspondence; 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/
Subject Terms
Jones, Albert, 1839-1925--Diaries; Mormon pioneers; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Diaries
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2427
Finding Aid Title
Jones (Albert) journals and correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Kaila Brown
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-11-22T16:54-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Albert Jones (1839-1925) was a Mormon pioneer and missionary.

Albert Jones was born August 28, 1839 in England. He died in Provo, Utah on December 9, 1925. He joined the Church in August 1855 in England, crossed the Plains with the Martin Handcart company, and eventually settled in Provo. In 1862 he was called to help drive Church wagons across the Plains; from 1872-1886 he was the tithing clerk for the Utah Stake; from 1884-1886 he served as a missionary in Britain; in 1888-1889 served time in a federal prison having been convicted of unlawful cohabitation.



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