Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

Dates: 1854-1865

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.

  • Extent: 4 folders (240 p.)
  • Creator: Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907
  • Call Number: MSS SC 3243
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence 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 3243; Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 3243, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These materials were photocpied from the 920 microfilm collection, reel 20. Formerly in film call number: 920 no. 20.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Utah--Nephi; Mormon Church--Missions--Ireland; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Nephi (Utah)--History; Utah--Politics and government; Bigler, Jacob G., 1813-1907
Genre / Form
Letters; Diaries; Photocopies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Bigler (Jacob G.) diaries and correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-05 20:55:19 -0700.
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Biographical / Historical

Jacob G. Bigler (1813-1907) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a pioneer to Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts