Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal

Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal

Dates: 1901-1903

Contains Nathaniel Felt's missionary journal from his Mormon mission to the Southern States, and a typescript of the journal. Entries date from between 1901 and 1903.

  • Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Felt, Nathaniel Henry, Jr.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3197
  • 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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Folder level finding aid available (3 pp.).
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3197; Nathaniel Henry Felt Jr. missionary journal; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3197, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Robert Kirby, of Springville, Utah, in September 2001.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Robert Kirby; 2001.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries--Southern States; Mormon Church--Missions--Southern States; Colorado; Utah; Felt, Nathaniel Henry, Jr.--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission
Genre / Form
Diaries; Typescripts
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Felt (Nathaniel Henry, Jr.) missionary journal
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-03-05 12:53:41 -0700.
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Biographical History

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. (1861-1938) was a newspaper editor and businessman in Utah.

Nathaniel Henry Felt, Jr. was born on December 2, 1861, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Nathaniel Henry Felt and Mary Pile. Nathaniel attended common schools, supplemented by a university course. He spent a major part of his life in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, where he pioneered the first county newspaper, known first as the "Sanpete Sentinel" and later the "Manti Messenger." Later, he engaged in other commercial businesses in Manti, such as a confectionary, grocery store, and opera house. He also built and managed the Savory Hotel. He was appointed postmaster of Manti in June of 1914, a position he held for eleven years. He married Elvira Clark on December 2, 1887. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Southern States from 1901 to 1903. Nathaniel Felt, Jr. died on October 29, 1938.

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