James Madison Flake diaries

James Madison Flake diaries

Dates: 1889-1929

Handwritten diary kept from 1889 to 1891 when Flake was a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England. Also included is a handwritten autobiography and diary. Flake summarizes his life to the year 1888 at which time he began a diary with many gaps and many short entries.

  • Extent: 2 volumes (approximately 150 p.). -- 1 microfilm reel
  • Creator: Flake, James Madison, 1859-1946
  • Call Number: MSS 961
  • 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: Condition restricted; permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use microfilm copy.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/SCMisc/id/75015
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Madison Flake 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 961; James Madison Flake diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 961, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--England; Flake, James Madison, 1859-1946--Diaries; Religion; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--England; Mormon missionaries--England--Diaries; Mormons--Arizona--Snowflake--Diaries; Mormons--England; Snowflake (Ariz.)
Genre / Form
Autobiographies; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Flake (James Madison) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-27T04:18-0600
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Biographical History

James Madison Flake (1859-1946) was a Mormon missionary and farmer from Snowflake, Arizona.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts