Joseph W. Grow diaries

Joseph W. Grow diaries

Dates: 1924-1926

Collection includes four volumes of Grow's diary from his mission to Samoa, covering the period between 1924 and 1926. Diaries describe Grow's daily activities and pursuits, including prostyletizing, teaching school, working on a plantation, and social activities.

  • Extent: 2 folders ; (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Grow, Joseph W. (Joseph Wayne), 1902-1983
  • Call Number: MSS 3922
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Joseph W. Grow diaries 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 3922; Joseph W. Grow diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3922, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Cheryl Ivie; 1991.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Samoan Islands--History--Sources; Grow family; Grow, Joseph W. (Joseph Wayne), 1902-1983--Diaries; Material Types; Mormon missionaries--Samoan Islands--Diaries; Mormons--Samoan Islands--History--Sources
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Grow (Joseph W.) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:05-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Joseph W. Grow (1902-1983) was a Mormon missionary to Samoa between 1924 and 1927.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts