Edwin Harley diaries

Edwin Harley diaries

Dates: 1846-1902

Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Harley came to Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1848 and migrated to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1852. He settled in Nephi, Utah, where he was a farmer and served in numerous local positions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Harley writes about his daily activities often in short notes. Also included are financial records from 1846 to 1868.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Harley, Edwin, 1819-1903
  • Call Number: MSS 597
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Diaries must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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Initial citation: MSS 597; Edwin Harley diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 597, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Harley, Edwin, 1819-1903--Diaries; Council Bluffs (Iowa)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Material Types; Mormon pioneers--History; Mormons--Iowa--Council Bluffs--History; Mormons--Utah--Nephi--History; Nephi (Utah)--History; Overland Journeys to the Western United States
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Harley (Edwin) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-27T04:16-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and resident of Nephi, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts