Reuben McBride diary

Reuben McBride diary

Dates: 1857

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten diary. McBride left on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the spring of 1857, and he went with a handcart company to the east. He later got passage to England where he served his mission.

  • Extent: 1 folder (circa 60 p.)
  • Creator: McBride, Reuben, 1803-1891
  • Call Number: MSS 2860
  • 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 Reuben McBride 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 2860; Reuben McBride diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2860, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 57 of the 920 microfilm collection.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--England--History; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon handcart companies--History--Sources; Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Mormon pioneers--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
McBride (Reuben) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

McBride was born in New York State and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1833. He migrated to Utah and lived in Fillmore.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts