Luke William Gallup diary

Luke William Gallup diary

Dates: 1850-1864

Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

  • Extent: 1 item (11 p.)
  • Creator: Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891
  • Call Number: MSS 660
  • 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 660; Luke William Gallup diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 660, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891; Correspondence; Diaries; Material Types; Mormons--Utah--Springville--History--Sources; Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church)--History; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Polygamy--Utah--Springville--History--Sources; Springville (Utah)--History--Sources; Utah Expedition (1857-1858); Ute Indians--History--Sources
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Gallup (Luke William) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:18-0700
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer.

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