Ashbel Kitchell diary

Ashbel Kitchell diary

Dates: 1831

This collection consists of 10 leaves photocopied from the holograph of Kitchel's pocket journal concerning an interview with Oliver Cowdery, Sidney Rigdon, and Leman Copley. In his opinion, these Mormon leaders were misguided and infers that they were inspired by Satan.

  • Extent: 10 p. (0.06 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kitchell, Ashbel
  • Call Number: MSS SC 922
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Material is in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Ashbel Kitchell 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 922; Ashbel Kitchell diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 922, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Hyrum Andrus in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Hyrum Andrus; 1977.
Subject Terms
Copley, Leman, 1780-1862; Cowdery, Oliver; Shakers--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Mormon Church--Controversial literature; Mormonism
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, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Kitchell (Ashbel) diary
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 Note

Ashbel Kitchell was a Shaker.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts