John Thomas Giles diaries

John Thomas Giles diaries

Dates: 1890-1927

Handwritten diaries and teaching notes. Giles writes about his daily activities in Provo, Utah; his two missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hawaii (1890-1897 and 1905-1907); his work at a lime kiln; his work on a railroad; and his teaching of Sunday School for the Church.

  • Extent: 18 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Giles, John Thomas, 1865-1948
  • Call Number: MSS 994
  • 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 John Thomas Giles 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 994; John Thomas Giles diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 994, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Hawaii--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Hawaii--History; Mormon missionaries--Hawaii--Diaries; History--Hawaii; Provo (Utah)--History; Mormons--Utah--Provo--History; Giles, John Thomas, 1865-1948; Giles, John Thomas, 1865-1948--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Hawaii
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Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Giles (John Thomas) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-01-04 12:49:14 -0700.
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Biographical History

John Thomas Giles (1865-1948) was a Mormon farmer in Provo, Utah.

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