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Henry Bird diary

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Henry Bird diary (MSS SC 1959). The item is a handwritten diary dated 1865-1929 wherein Bird talks about his activities and about the places he visited while serving in the Northwestern States Mission. Also included are biographies of Henry …

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Walter J. Lewis mission journal

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new digitized collection: Walter J. Lewis mission journal (MSS 6900). The journal contains descriptions of the experiences Walter Lewis underwent during his time spent as a missionary for the LDS Church in Wales. Though much of the journal is dedicated to missionary work and …

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James Madison Flake diaries

Over the past year, patrons of Perry Special Collections have requested a large number of items from our 19th Century Mormon and Western manuscripts collection to be digitized. Most of these are small collections of original journals and letters of early members of the Mormon Church and pioneers of Utah and the American West. Many …

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Hyrum Smith papers

BYU’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections houses one of the finest collections of documents and manuscripts related to the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Among this collection is the Hyrum Smith papers (Vault MSS 774). These papers were donated to BYU by Eldred G. Smith, great-great grandson of Hyrum …

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