The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card

Dates: 1938-1940

Photocopy of a typewritten diary with handwritten corrections. The journal was kept from 1 Jan. 1938 to 16 March 1940. Also included are photocopies of correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs. The materials relate to Card's mission for the Mormon Church. He was called to the French Mission and was assigned to work in the French-Swiss (Romande) District of Switzerland. The diary includes many lengthy and detailed entries which tell of Card's daily activities. Many items are in French.

  • Extent: 1 v. (379 p.)(0.16 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Card, B. Y. (Brigham Young), 1914-2006
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2574
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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 English and French.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card 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 2574; The missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2574, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by B. Y. Card in 1985.
Acquisition Information
Donated; B. Y. Card; 1985.
Subject Terms
Card, B. Y. (Brigham Young), 1914-2006--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--French Polynesia; Mormon Church--Missions--Switzerland; Mormon missionaries--Switzerland; Mormons--Switzerland--History; Switzerland--History--20th century
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters; Newspapers
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Missionary diary of Brigham Y. Card
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-12T04:04-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Mormon author living in Canada.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts