Jean Rio Griffiths Baker Pearce diary

Jean Rio Griffiths Baker Pearce diary

Dates: 1851-1877

Photocopies of a typescript of a diary. Pearce migrated to Utah in 1851. She went by way of New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Louis, Missouri. She gives details on the trek to Utah. She lived in Ogden, Utah. There is a gap in the diary from 1852 to 1868. Pearce moved to California in 1869.

  • Extent: 1 item (ca. 100 p.)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Pearce, Jean Rio Griffiths Baker, 1810
  • Call Number: MSS 410
  • 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 Diary 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 410; Jean Rio Griffiths Baker Pearce diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 410, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Pearce, Jean Rio Griffiths Baker, 1810-; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers; Mormon women--California--History--Sources; Mormon women--Utah--History; Ogden (Utah)--History--Sources; Pioneers
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Pearce (Jean Rio Griffiths Baker) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:19-0700
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Biographical note

Mormon woman and pioneer.

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