James T. Belliston journal

James T. Belliston journal

Dates: 1875-1876

James T. Belliston’s British missionary journal, 1875-1876. 298 photocopied pages. Topics include account of initial confusion with mission call, travels, spiritual experiences and teaching moments.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Belliston, James Thomas, 1819-1895
  • Call Number: MSS 3873
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 the James T. Belliston 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 3873; James T. Belliston journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3873, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Belliston in 1987.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Belliston; 1987.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Great Britain; Diaries; Material Types
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 19 April 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Belliston (James T.) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Broomhead, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:36-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

James T. Belliston (1819-1895) was married to Louisa Miller. Together they had ten children.

James T. Belliston was born 18 February 1819 in St Giles, London, Middx, England. He married Louisa Miller on 10 September 1838 in Hadsworth, Staffordshire, England. He had ten children. Three children, Joseph, Thomas and Sarah were still living at home when he left his home in Nephi, Utah for his mission to Britain in 1875. He also had grandchildren by 1875. He returned from his mission in 1876. He passed away 10 February 1895 in Nephi, Juab County, Utah.

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