William John Benbow Carter diary

William John Benbow Carter diary

Dates: 1879-1882

Handwritten diary. The record covers from March to July in 1879 when Carter was returning from his mission to England by ship and by rail. Also included are entries for February and March 1882 starting when Carter married Lottie R. Smith in St. George, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 v. (82 p.)
  • Creator: Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2048
  • 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 William John Benbow Carter 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 2048; William John Benbow Carter diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2048, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Carter, William John Benbow, 1852-1908; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--England--History--Sources; Mormons--Missionary experiences--England--History; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--History--Sources; Saint George (Utah)--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Diaries
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).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC2048
Finding Aid Title
Carter (William John Benbow) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Farmer, missionary for the Mormon Church in England (1877-1879), and resident of St. George, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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