Boyd S. Parrish diary

Boyd S. Parrish diary

Dates: 1924-1927

Handwritten diary. Parrish kept his diary while serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Germany. Parrish writes about his experiences and impressions while in Germany. He describes some of the rule breaking done by the missionaries and the condition of the Mormon Church membership. There are many gaps in the record.

  • Extent: 1 volume (163 pages)
  • Creator: Parrish, Boyd S. (Boyd Stanley), 1905-1988
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2413
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Boyd S. Parrish 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 2413; Boyd S. Parrish diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2413, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Rick Grunder in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Rick Grunder; 1986.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--History--Germany; Mormons--Germany--History; Mormon missionaries--Germany; Germany--History--1918-1933--Sources; Parrish, Boyd S. (Boyd Stanley), 1905-1988; Parrish, Boyd S. (Boyd Stanley), 1905-1988--Diaries
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Parrish (Boyd S.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-01-13 23:01:27 -0700.
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Biographical History

Resident of Centerville, Utah serving on a mission in Germany for the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts