Irvin F. Fisher diary

Irvin F. Fisher diary

Dates: 1890-1894

Photocopy of a typescript of a handwritten diary by Irvin F. Fisher. He writes about his experiences as a missionary, describes Christmas on the Islands, gives a description of the Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island, and tells of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Queen by British and American Troops.

  • Extent: 1 item (200 p.)
  • Creator: Fisher, Irvin F.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1545
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Irvin F. Fisher 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 1545; Irvin F. Fisher diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1545, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Hawaii--History--Sources; Religion; Hawaii Island (Hawaii)--History--Sources; Hawaii--History--Overthrow of the Monarchy, 1893--Sources; Hawaii--Politics and government--1893-1900--History--Sources; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Hawaii; Mormons--Hawaii--History--Sources; Volcanoes--Hawaii--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Fisher (Irvin F.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:56-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon missionary to the Hawaiian Island from 1890 to 1894.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts