Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript

Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript

Dates: 1887-1888

The collection contains a typescript with annotations of Asahel Luther Fuller's first Southern States Mission journal, 14 February 1887 - 31 December 1887, and a typescript of his second Southern States Mission journal, 1 January 1888 - 19 February 1888.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fuller, Asahel Luther
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2940
  • 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
Location of Originals
Journal one is in possession of Henry D. Fuller of Pevely, Missouri and Journal two is in possession of Carl Fuller of West Valley, Utah.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
A complete item-level guide is available. (3 pp.)
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2940; Asahel Luther Fuller journal typescript; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2940, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The typescripts of the journals were donated on 8 December 1997 and 25 June 2001 to BYU Special Collections. The originals are still in possession of the descendants of Asahel Luther Fuller. Dale Fuller Topham (great grandson of Asahel Luther Fuller).
Acquisition Information
Donated; Dale Fuller Topham.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Alabama; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Tennessee; Fuller, Asahel Luther--Diaries; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Alabama; Mormon Church--Missions--Southern States; Mormon Church--Tennessee; Mormon missionaries--Southern States--Diaries
Genre / Form
Diaries; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Fuller (Asahel Luther) journal typescript
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:17-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Asahel Luther Fuller was born 3 July 1852 in Des Moines, Iowa, to Amos Bottsford Fuller and Esther Smith. He married Mary Jane North on 25 March 1872 and Mary E. Herbst on 22 November 1884. He served a mission to the Southern States from 15 February 1887 - 24 November 1888. He was a farmer and construction worker. He died on 6 April 1923.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts