Harriet Ann Thatcher Preston diary

Harriet Ann Thatcher Preston diary

Dates: 1872-1873

Handwritten and bound diary covering a four month period of time. The item describes daily events from Preston's life and especially gives account of a train trip from Utah to the East that Preston took with her husband.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Preston, Harriet A. Thatcher
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1381
  • 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.
  • Images: http://cdm15999.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15999coll20/id/12259
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Harriet Ann Thatcher Preston 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 SC 1381; Harriet Ann Thatcher Preston diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1381, LTPSC
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Subject Terms
Railroads; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Railroad travel--United States--History; Mormon women--Utah--Biography; Preston, Harriet A. Thatcher; Preston, William Bowker; Preston, Harriet A. Thatcher--Diaries
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Preston (Harriet Ann Thatcher) diary
Finding Aid Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-06-16 17:06:56 -0600.
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Biographical History

Mormon woman living in Utah and wife of William B. Preston, Presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts