Inez Knight Allen diary

Inez Knight Allen diary

Dates: 1898-1899

A holograph manuscript written by Inez Knight Allen before she married. It is a diary kept from 1898 to 1899 while she was on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Lengthy entries describe her missionary activities and her travels in England. There are many gaps in the record.

  • Extent: 1 v. (130 p.)(0.09 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Allen, Inez Knight, 1876-1937
  • Call Number: MSS SC 932
  • 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
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Inez Knight Allen 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 932; Inez Knight Allen diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 932, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Dr. Mark Allen in 1977.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Dr. Mark Allen; 1977.
Subject Terms
Allen, Inez Knight, 1876-1937--Diaries; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Great Britain--Description and travel--Diaries; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--British--Diaries; Mormon missionaries--Great Britain--Diaries
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Allen (Inez Knight) 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
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Missionary of the Mormon Church in England, wife of Robert Eugene Allen, and the mother of five children.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts