Diary of Joseph A. Young

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Title Diary of Joseph A. Young
Subject Mormon pioneers; Mormon missionaries; Frontier and pioneer life; Diaries; United States--Description and travel
Spatial Coverage New York (N.Y.); Birmingham (England)
Personal Names Young, Joseph A., 1834-1875
Description Joseph A. Young was one of the early Mormon pioneers who traveled overland to the Salt Lake Valley in the mid-19th century. This diary concerns Young's mission to the Eastern states, February-March, 1864, arranging railroad passage for emigrants to Utah. Continued on to Liverpool to complete his mission, collecting emigrants and arranging boat passage.
Creator Young, Joseph A., 1834-1875
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Contributors Transcribed by Heather Harkness
Date 1864
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Scanned with a Leica S1 Pro digital scanning camera, using a Hasselblad 120mm Makro-Planar f/4 lens. Exposure was at f/11 with a blue filter. Lighting provided by Kaiser Softlite ProVision 6x55W fluorescent 5400K daylight lights. Files saved as uncompressed TIFF at 3500x 5117 pixels and converted to 800 x 1200 pixel JPEG images for Web presentation.
Resource Identifier http://content.lib.utah.edu/cgi-bin/docviewer.exe?CISOROOT=/uw&CISOPTR=454
Source ms 233
Language eng
Relation is part of: Overland Trails Diaries and Maps collection, 1847-1869
Coverage 1834-1875
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2002, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Source Physical Dimensions 18.5 x 12cm
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Scanning Technician Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6h70rz7
Setname uu_awm
Date Created 2012-01-30
Date Modified 2012-01-30
ID 1081814
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6h70rz7
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