John Johnson diaries

John Johnson diaries

Dates: 1895-1921

Handwritten diaries from 1895 to 1921 with a gap from 1903 to 1912. For much of this time Johnson served as bishop of the Lakeview Ward (near Provo, Utah) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Johnson writes about his farming, lists purchases, records social events, and mentions his concerns about the youth in the area.

  • Extent: 4 v.
  • Creator: Johnson, John, 1849
  • Call Number: MSS 694
  • 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 Diaries 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 694; John johnson diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 694, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Johnson, John, 1849-; City and Town Life; Diaries; Farmers--Utah--Lakeview--History; Lake View (Utah)--History; Mormons--Utah--Lake View--History; Social Life and Customs
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19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Johnson (John) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-30T04:12-0600
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Biographical History

LDS bishop in Lakeview, Utah.

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