Claudius V. Spencer journal

Claudius V. Spencer journal

Dates: 1850

Journal records Spencer's overland journey from Salt Lake City, Utah to Liverpool, England between April 22, 1850 to September 19, 1850.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Spencer, Claudius V. (Claudius Victor), 1824-1910
  • Call Number: MSS 4042
  • 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 Claudius V. Spencer 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 4042; Claudius V. Spencer journal; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4042, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Journal was purchased by George W. Clark in the 1920s or 1930s. It was inherited by his son, Gerald W. Clark, who sold it through a book dealer to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Peter Crawley; 2006.
Related Material
See also the Daniel Spencer diary (MSS 2740).
Subject Terms
Spencer, Claudius V. (Claudius Victor), 1824-1910--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Overland Trails--History; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Spencer (Claudius V.) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-25T04:25-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Claudius V. Spencer (1824-1910) was a Mormon politician, lay leader, and missionary. He served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Great Britain between 1850 and 1853.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts