Thomas Jefferson Howell mission journal

Thomas Jefferson Howell mission journal

Dates: 1899

The Thomas Jefferson Howell Mission Journal, 1899, contains a photocopy of one mission journal. The journal, which covers from February to September 1899, was written while Howell served as the Nebraska Conference president.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Howell, Thomas Jefferson, 1860-1945
  • Call Number: MSS 3960
  • 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 Thomas Jefferson Howell mission 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 3960; Thomas Jefferson Howell mission journal; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3960, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2007.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Scott L. Howell; 2007.
Related Material
This item is part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.
Subject Terms
Howell, Thomas Jefferson, 1860-1945--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Lincoln (Neb.); Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries; Omaha (Neb.)
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Howell (Thomas Jefferson) mission journal
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-11T04:20-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Thomas Jefferson Howell was born 7 March 1860 in Franklin, Iowa, to James and Rosannah Monk. As a child, his family moved to Utah, arriving in Salt Lake City on 29 August 1863. On 7 April 1881 in Salt Lake City, he married Mary Jane Heaton, with whom he had 12 children. He served in many church callings, including the clerk and president of the Nebraska Conference and as a Seventy. He died 5 October 1945 in Portage, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts