Henry Clegg diary and letter

Henry Clegg diary and letter

Dates: 1855-1981

Typescript of a diary and a typewritten letter. The diary was written from 30 Mar. to 4 Sept. 1855 and records Clegg's journey from Liverpool, England to the Western U.S. on his way to Utah. Parts of the original handwritten diary are in shorthand and were not transcribed. The letter is dated 12 Aug. 1981 and is from Garth N. Jones to James B. Allen. It tells about the life of Henry Clegg.

  • Extent: 2 items (5 leaves)
  • Creator: Clegg, Henry, 1825-1894
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1935
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th 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 Henry Clegg diary and letter 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 1935; Henry Clegg diary and letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1935, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by James Allen in 1982.
Acquisition Information
Donated; James Allen; 1982.
Subject Terms
Allen, James B., 1927-; Jones, Garth N.; Diaries; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History--Sources; Mormons--England--History--Sources; Pioneers
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
Clegg (Henry) diary and letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-02T15:30-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon pioneer from England who served as a Mormon bishop and civil leader in Wasatch Valley, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts