Sybren van Dyk diaries

Sybren van Dyk diaries

Dates: 1871-1881

Contains handwritten diaries by Van Dyk, as well as a typed translation. The diaries record Van Dyk's experiences and the work in which he was involved as mission president in the Netherlands in short entries.

  • Extent: 3 folders (0.13 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dyk, Sybren Van, 1827-1899
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2175
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in Dutch; FlemishDutch with EnglishEnglish typescript translation.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Sybren Van Dyk diaries 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 2175; Sybren van Dyk diaries; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2175, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Irene V. Deeben in 1983.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Irene V. Deeben; 1983.
Subject Terms
Dyk, Sybren Van, 1827-1899; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Netherlands; Mormon missionaries--Netherlands--History; Mormons--Netherlands--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Dyk (Sybren van) diaries
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:20-0600
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Biographical Note

Sybren van Dyk (1827-1899) was a Dutch Mormon and twice president of the Netherlands Mission for the Mormon Church, 1871-1874 and 1880-1882. He came to Utah in 1869 and settled in Loa.

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