Ira Hyer diaries

Ira Hyer diaries

Dates: 1912-1919

This collection consists of photocopies of Hyer's diaries. Hyer was called as a Mormon missionary to serve in the Society Islands and labored there from 1912 to 1915. From 1914 to 1915 he served as mission president of the Society Islands Mission. He was a soldier during World War I but saw no action being in Wales when the armistice was signed.

  • Extent: 4 folders (0.32 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hyer, Ira, 1889
  • Call Number: MSS SC 884
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ira Hyer diaries 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 884; Ira Hyer diaries; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 884, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Vleria Hyer in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Vleria Hyer; 1976.
Subject Terms
Hyer, Ira, 1889---Diaries; Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho)--History--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Military; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--French Polynesia; Mormon missionaries; Politics, Government, and Law; Society Islands (French Polynesia)--Description and travel--Diaries; Soldiers--United States--Diaries; World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Hyer (Ira) diaries
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Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:13-0700
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Biographical Sketch

Hyer served as a Mormon missionary and as a mission president for the same church. He was also a farmer in Cache Valley, Utah and a soldier in World War I.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts