Joseph Eckersley autobiography and diary

Joseph Eckersley autobiography and diary

Dates: 1841-1851

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. Eckersley writes about his early life and about joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He tells about many meetings of his faith while he was still in England. He died in Wellsville, Utah, in 1869.

  • Extent: 1 item (ca. 100 p.)
  • Creator: Eckersley, Joseph, 1809-1869
  • Call Number: MSS 2863
  • 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 Autobiography and 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 2863; Joseph Eckersley autobiography and diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2863, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 75 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 319.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--England--History--Sources; Mormons--England--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Eckersley (Joseph) autobiography and 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

Eckersley was a resident of England who joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated later to Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts