George Washington Bean journal

George Washington Bean journal

Dates: approximately 1855-1878

Journal contains entries by George Washington Bean from about 1855 to 1878 and includes a short autobiography, transaction records from his business dealings, and personal and family experiences.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897
  • Call Number: MSS 3860
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George Washington Bean journal 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 3860; George Washington Bean journal; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3860, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1993.
Subject Terms
Bean family; Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History--19th century; Home and Family; Mormon pioneers--Utah--History--19th century; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Heather Broomhead and John Murphy; 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Bean (George Washington) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:22-0700
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Biographical History

George Washington Bean (1831-1897) was a Mormon pioneer and probate judge in Provo, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts