William Walton Burton journal

William Walton Burton journal

Dates: 1852-1853

Handwritten journals and photocopies of this item. The materials relate Burton's experiences as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Great Britain. The entries talk about his daily activities and travels. Part of the journal was written in shorthand.

  • Extent: 1 item (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Burton, William Walton, b. 1833
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2055
  • 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 Walton Burton journal 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 2055; William Walton Burton journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2055, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Dennis C. Davis in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Dennis C. Davis; 1976.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Great Britain--Description and travel; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--British--History; Mormons--Great Britain--History--Sources; Mormons--Missionary experiences--Great Britain--Diaries
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_MSSSC2055
Finding Aid Title
Burton (William Walton) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:27-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Mormon Church leader and missionary.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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