Richard Rawle Fry diary

Richard Rawle Fry diary

Dates: 1884-1935

Photocopy of a handwritten diary which describes Richard Fry's experience as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Canada and England (1884-1885). Also included is an account of his life as a sheriff of Morgan County, Utah and his subsequent political career.

  • Extent: 1 item (97 leaves)
  • Creator: Fry, Richard Rawle, 1864-1946
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1601
  • 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 Richard Rawle Fry 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 1601; Richard Rawle Fry diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1601, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Dontated by Church Archives in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Dontated; Church Archives; 1979.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Morgan (Utah)--History; Mormon missionaries--Canada; Mormon missionaries--England; Mormons--England--Lancashire--History--Sources; Mormons--Ontario--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Morgan County--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Fry (Richard Rawle) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:09-0700
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Biographical History

Missionary for the Mormon Church in Canada and England. He was elected to the positions of mayor of Morgan City and member of the Utah State Legislature.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts