Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries

Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries

Dates: 1878-1881

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of three handwritten diaries. Kimball kept these diaries from July 1878 to April 1881. Kimball served on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1878 to 1879 and writes about his activities at that time. After he returned to Utah, Kimball was called to be the bishop of the Kanosh, Utah, ward of the Mormon Church. He writes about his work as a bishop and about his political activities at that time.

  • Extent: 5 folders (ca. 500 p.)
  • Creator: Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1846-1889
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3209
  • 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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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 3209; Abraham Alonzo Kimball diaries; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3209, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Typescripts of these materials are available in the repository. These materials were photocopied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 10.
Subject Terms
Kimball, Abraham Alonzo, 1846-1889--Diaries; Kanosh (Utah)--History--Sources; Material Types; Mormon Church--Bishops--Utah--Kanosh; Mormon Church--Missions--England--History; Mormon missionaries--England
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Kimball (Abraham Alonzo) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-09T04:14-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and bishop.

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