George Washington Bean Journal

 Collection
Identifier: NC703

Scope and Contents

Copy of typescript of parts two and three of Bean's diary describing family and community events, details of Mormon missionary settlements (including Las Vegas, Nevada), exploration, and his business transactions.

Dates

  • 1831-1870

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Early settler of the Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah areas; explorer, Mormon missionary and holder of several public offices in Utah County.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (136 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Copy of typescript of parts two and three of Bean's diary describing family and community events, details of Mormon missionary settlements (including Las Vegas, Nevada), exploration, and his business transactions.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Journal, Unknown, Donation. NC703

Location of Originals

Original at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Typescript at Utah Historical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Title
Guide to the George Washington Bean Journal
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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