B. F. Cummings journal

B. F. Cummings journal

Dates: 1876

Holograph journal, written to replace a previously lost volume, in which Cummings describes his assistance of Latter-day Saint Church members in New England in preparing to move west to Utah, and his work as president of the New England Mission. Also contains a handwritten note by Benjamin Franklin Cummings III concerning other volumes of the journal.

  • Extent: 21 p. (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cummings, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1855-1918
  • Call Number: MSS SC 91
  • 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
Typescript of the journal located in Special Collections.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from B. F. Cummings journal 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 91; B. F. Cummings journal; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 91, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--New England; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormons--Emigration and immigration
Genre / Form
Physical Location
Harold B. Lee Library Special Collections and Manuscripts Dept., Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cummings (B.F.) journal
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:38-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon missionary to New England.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts