Dates: 1882-1884

Holograph diary and typescript of the same item. Matheson lived in Cedar City, Utah and had business holdings in Parowan, Utah. The diary is largely concerned with accounts of the day's work activities at the sawmill which he apparently owned.

  • Extent: 1 v. (61 p. + 7 leaves)(0.07 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Matheson, Alexander Gordon, 1865
  • Call Number: MSS SC 988
  • 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.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from 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 988; Diary; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 988, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Susan H. Dalton in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Susan H. Dalton; 1976.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Cedar City (Utah)--History--Sources; Forestry and Logging; Parowan (Utah)--History--Sources; Sawmills--Utah--History--Sources
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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 prepared by Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:39-0600
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Biographical Sketch

Farmer, shopkeeper, sheep raiser, flour miller, sawmiller, and politician.

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