Diary of Brigham Young, page xviii

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Identifier diary_brigham_young.xml
Title Diary of Brigham Young 1857
Creator Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Subject Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Utah--Governors; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--United States--Biography; Utah War, 1857-58
Description This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L. (editor)
Date 1980
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3366 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 10
Coverage 1857
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
Resolution TIFF: 3366 x 5370 pixels
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
ARK ark:/87278/s6t152wp
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Letters; Mormon pioneers
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page xviii
Description The "title page, " written with blue ink in handwriting far different from the contents, carries this information. Diary of Brigham Young and Printed Copy of His Proclamation Sept. 15, 1857 ( 10th Anniversary of Migration To Utah July 24, 1847) calling out troops to Utah to fight 6. S. Army if it invades his Territory The diary commences on Wednesday, May 27, 1857, and carries a heading "Secretary's Office." It is written in the clear precise hand of scribe Thomas D. Brown until half-way through the entry of June 13. The last half of that notation is in another handwriting, and on Wednesday, June 17, the entry carries the information that "this morn- ing T. D. Brown departed for Black Hills [Wyoming], and I requested my Son Jos. A. to act as my cor[r]esponding Secratary." That day's entry begins with this statement: "President Youngs journal indited by himself." Apparently, this was a new procedure, othenvise it would not have called for . . . Xvlll
Format application/pdf
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 328941
Reference URL