Calvin Harris Chandler missionary journals

Calvin Harris Chandler missionary journals

Dates: 1899-1901

Collection consists of four missionary journals and two missionary report books, kept while Calvin was serving in the Southwestern States Mission from May 1899 to July 1901. Also includes one transcript of the journals by Alan C. Chandler, and two digital reproductions of photographs. The photographs are of the Southwestern States Missionaries, ca. 1900, and of Elder Chandler with an unidentified couple somewhere in Texas.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.25 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chandler, Calvin Harris, 1877-1940
  • Call Number: MSS 3314
  • 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 Calvin Harris Chandler missionary journals 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 3314; Calvin Harris Chandler missionary journals; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3314, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donation; Jean Christensen and Shirley C. Welch.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Southern States--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Southwest, New--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Texas--History--Sources; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Southern States--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Southwest, New--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Texas--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Texas--Photographs; North Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Photographs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Calvin Harris Chandler missionary journals
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Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:26-0600
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Biographical History

Calvin Harris Chandler was born July 16, 1877 in Granite, Utah, to Calvin Harris Chandler Sr. and Elizabeth Treseder. Was raised in North Ogden. Married Della Luella Shaw on December 4, 1901. Died and was buried in North Ogden on January 20, 1940.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts