Joseph Stevens Jones diary

Joseph Stevens Jones diary

Dates: 1853

Photocopies of a handwritten diary kept from 19 Feb. to 20 April 1853 while Jones was on board the "International" ship. Jones writes about Mormon Church activities during the crossing of the Atalantic from Liverpool to New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Extent: 1 item (21 p.)(0.03 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Jones, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1811-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2558
  • 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 Joseph Stevens Jones 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 2558; Joseph Stevens Jones diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2558, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Puchased from Michael Ginsbery in 1985.
Acquisition Information
Puchased; Michael Ginsbery; 1985.
Subject Terms
International (Ship)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Ocean travel--History--Sources; Pioneers
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Jones (Joseph Stevens) diary
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:15-0700
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Biographical note

Mormon on the way to Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts