James Madison Monroe journal

James Madison Monroe journal

Dates: 1841-1845

Includes summary of Monroe's activities from September 1841 through June 1842, including his conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and activities as clerk of the Utica (New York) Conference. Then follows attendance record for a school he taught at Nauvoo, Illinois, August 1842- January 1843 and November 1843-March 1844. Last part of journal tells of his service as teacher of the children of Joseph Smith, John Taylor, and Brigham Young, April-May 1845. Typed title page misidentifies the journal as being kept by Howard Egan and indicates that manuscript copy was made by Egan's son, William M. Egan.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.03 linear ft.) ; 22 cm.
  • Creator: Egan, William Moburn. -- Monroe, James Madison
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2997
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Location of Originals
Original in William Robertson Coe Collection of Western Americana, Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from James Madison Monroe journal 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 2997; James Madison Monroe journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2997, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Received from Peter Crawley, 1999. Stamp of Utah State Historical Society appears on title page.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Peter Crawley; 1999.
Described in Mary C. Withington, A Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Collection of Western Americna Founded by William Robertson Coe, Yale University Library (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1952), entry 348.
Subject Terms
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844--Family; Taylor, John, 1808-1887--Family; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Family; Education; Education--Illinois; Elementary and Secondary Education; Schools--Illinois--Hancock County; Teachers; Utica (N.Y.)
Genre / Form
Diaries; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Monroe (James Madison) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:16-0700
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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts