Edwin W. Fifield diaries

Edwin W. Fifield diaries

Dates: 1896-1902

Four handwritten notebooks. Three contain Fifield's diaries of the Hawaiian mission and the fourth is an account of his subsequent teaching career.

  • Extent: 4 items (556 p.)
  • Creator: Fifield, Edwin W., 1874-1940
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1549
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Edwin W. Fifield 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 SC 1549; Edwin W. Fifield diaries; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1549, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Theodore Fuchs in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Theodore Fuchs; 1979.
Subject Terms
Fifield, Edwin W., 1874-1940--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Hawaii; Mormons--Hawaii--History--Sources; Rockland (Idaho)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Fifield (Edwin W.) diaries
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

Missionary for the Mormon Church in Hawaii, 1896-1899. He also worked as an elementary schoolteacher in Rockland, Idaho, 1900-1902.

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