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John William Crook diary and account book

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Title John William Crook diary and account book
Creator Crook, John William, 1858-1950
Subject Brigham Young Academy--Students--History; City and Town Life; Heber City (Utah)--History--Sources; Mormons--Utah--Heber City--History; Social Life and Customs
Description Biographical/Historical note: John William Crook was born in Provo, Utah in April 1858 but raised in Heber, Utah. He married Sarah Boyd and lived in Heber, Utah, working on farming and irrigation until his death in 1950. John Crook was the first historian of the Heber, Utah area. Handwritten diary and account book of the Heber Canal Company in Utah. Crook wrote a brief autobiography, including the names of the original settlers of Heber City. He described both the public schools and Mormon Sunday Schools in Heber City during the 1860s and 1870s and gave the names of teachers and students. Crook also presents the names of students attending the Brigham Young Academy of Provo, Utah from 1879 to 1881. In addition, the diary covers events of Crook's life from 1886 to 1903.
Relation Digital version available online. Photocopy of diary available in repository.
Publisher L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
Type Account books; Diaries
Date 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903
Language eng
Rights Condition restricted; patrons must use transcript. Permission to use original item must be obtained from the Curator of 19th and 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John William Crook diary and account book must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Format 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) ead
Identifier 157

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