William Frank Atkin papers

William Frank Atkin papers

Dates: 1883-1919

Correspondence, diaries, and a biography. The diaries relate to Atkin's missions to New Zealand from 1903 to 1906 and from 1916 to 1918. The correspondence is from family members and friends and largely relates to family matters and to Atkin's missionary activities. The biography is a history of Atkin's father, Thomas Atkin (1833-1919), who was a Mormon pioneer that was active in Tooele County politics. The biography also includes information about the Mormon response to the Utah Expedition from 1857 to 1858.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.4 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966
  • Call Number: MSS 341
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 341; William Frank Atkin papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 341, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--New Zealand; Mormons--Utah--Tooele--History; Mormon missionaries--New Zealand--History; Tooele (Utah)--History; Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966; Atkin, William Frank, 1878-1966--Diaries; Utah Expedition (1857-1858); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--New Zealand
Genre / Form
Diaries; Biography; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Atkin (William Frank) papers
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-08-29 15:01:44 -0600.
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Biographical History

William Frank Atkin (1878-1966) was a Mormon missionary from Tooele, Utah.

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