Abraham Owen Woodruff papers

Abraham Owen Woodruff papers

Dates: 1894-1904

Diaries and correspondence. The journals were kept when Woodruff was serving on a mission to Germany for the Mormon Church. Also included is extensive correspondence between Woodruff and other apostles and church leaders. The material also deals with Woodruff's attempt to settle Mormons in the Big Horn Basin of Wyoming.

  • Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Woodruff, Abraham Owen, 1872-1904
  • Call Number: Vault MSS 777
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: Vault MSS 777; Abraham Owen Woodruff papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: Vault MSS 777, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS777.xml
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Apostles--Correspondence; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--Germany; Woodruff, Abraham Owen, 1872-1904; Woodruff, Abraham Owen, 1872-1904--Diaries; Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.)--History; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Germany--History--William II, 1888-1918--Sources; Governors--Wyoming--Correspondence; Mormons--Bighorn Basin (Mont. and Wyo.)--History
Genre / Form
Diaries; Electronic books; Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Woodruff (Abraham Owen) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:38-0600
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Biographical/Historical note

Missionary and an apostle in the Mormon Church.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts