Asa S. Calkins diary

Asa S. Calkins diary

Dates: 1855-1858

Holograph diary which contains blessings given to Calkins in 1850, experiences as a worker in the Mission home and as Mission President, letters received from Brigham Young and family, and letters sent to Brigham Young and family. A short biography is included with the diary.

  • Extent: 1 item (238 p.)(0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Calkins, Asa S. (Asa Stanley), 1809-1873
  • Call Number: MSS SC 226
  • 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.
Technical Requirements
Photocopy.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Asa S. Calkins 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 226; Asa S. Calkins diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 26, LTPSC
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Great Britain--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Great Britain; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--History--19th century; Mormon missionaries; Mormon missionaries--Great Britain
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_MSSSC226
Finding Aid Title
Calkins (Asa S.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Latter-day Saint Church British Mission President, 1857-1860.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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