H. H. Cluff diary

H. H. Cluff diary

Dates: 1887-1888

Handwritten diary by Harvey H. Cluff. Cluff records events relating to his church activities. He talks about church talks, church courts, and reactions to the activities of federal officials who were pursuing Mormons because of the practice of polygamy. Cluff presents copies of letters written by Mormon Church leaders and gives an account of his arrest for polygamy on 30 April 1887.

  • Extent: 1 v. (144 p.)(0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cluff, H. H. (Harvey Harris), 1836-1916
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1946
  • 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/p15999coll24/id/30659
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 H.H. Cluff 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 1946; H.H. Cluff diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1946, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Mormons--Utah--History; Church officers--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Correspondence; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Provo (Utah)--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Cluff, H. H. (Harvey Harris), 1836-1916--Diaries
Genre / Form
Letters; Diaries
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cluff (H. H.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-09-28 10:47:48 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

H.H. Cluff (1836-1916) was a Mormon banker and businessman. He served in numerous callings for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including president of the mission in Hawaii and counselor in the presidency of the Utah Stake.

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