James Keeler diaries

James Keeler diaries

Dates: 1851-1902

Photocopy of handwritten diaries. Keeler writes about his activities while serving as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii from 1850 to 1855 and from 1876 to 1878. Keeler also writes about his life in Utah as a carpenter and farmer. Also included is a diary of Eliza Shelton Keeler, James' wife, which she kept from 1891 to 1902. The Keelers lived much of the time in Richfield, Utah.

  • Extent: 7 items (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Keeler, Eliza Shelton, 1840. -- Keeler, James, 1817-1907
  • Call Number: MSS 834
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
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 834; James Keeler diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 834, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Keeler, Eliza Shelton, 1840-; Keeler, James, 1817-1907; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Hawaii--History--To 1893; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Hawaii--History; Mormon women--Utah--Richfield--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Richfield--History--Sources; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Polygamy--Utah--Richfield--History--Sources; Richfield (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS834
Finding Aid Title
Keeler (James) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:18-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary.



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Ryan Lee
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