Thales Hastings Haskell diary

Thales Hastings Haskell diary

Dates: 1859-1860

Handwritten diary. Haskell writes about his experiences with various Indian tribes in Arizona when he was serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church. He was accompainied by Jacob Hamblin and others. Fifteen pages of the item are written in the Deseret Alphabet. Some of the manuscript pages have been torn off and one page is missing.

  • Extent: 1 v. (73 pages)
  • Creator: Haskell, Thales Hastings, 1834-1909
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 437
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: 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.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English, and the Deseret alphabet.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 437; Thales Hastings Haskell diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 437, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Religion; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Indians of North America--History; Mormon Church--Missions--Arizona--History; Deseret alphabet; Mormons--Arizona--History; Navajo Indians--History; Hopi Indians--History; Haskell, Thales Hastings, 1834-1909; Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Haskell (Thales Hastings) diary
Finding Aid Author
Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-10 14:19:40 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Thales Hastings Haskell (1834-1909) was a Mormon pioneer, scout, explorer, and missionary to the Indians.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts