Henry Harvey Butler diary

Henry Harvey Butler diary

Dates: 1891-1893

This collection consists of photocopies of a typed copy of Butler's missionary diary. The record has been edited to complete fragmentary words and improve spelling errors. Butler's entries were often lengthy and detailed. He recounts his spiritural experiences, confrontations with anti-Mormon mobs and individuals, and other activities as a missionary.

  • Extent: 44 p.
  • Creator: Butler, Henry Harvey
  • Call Number: MSS SC 864
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Alternative Format
Reproduced in 1986.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Henry Harvey Butler diary 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 864; Henry Harvey Butler; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 864, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Butler, Henry Harvey--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Southern States; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon missionaries
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
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Finding Aid Title
Butler (Henry Harvey) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:37-0600
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Biographical History

Butler was a Mormon missionary to the Southern states when he composed this diary.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts