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John Mills Whitaker Papers: Finding Aid
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This collection consists of the typed transcripts of the journals keep by Mormon missionary and active church member John Mills Whitaker (1863-1960) and a typed transcript of the funeral service held for him. The journals cover the majority of Whitaker’s life and discuss both his personal and professional life in Utah between 1883 and 1960.
John Mills Whitaker (1863-1960) was born in Centerville, Utah. His parents were Thomas William and Elizabeth Mills Whitaker. At an early age he studied the Isaac Pitman system of shorthand. With this skill Whitaker began recording speeches and sermons given in the Mormon Church.
40 pieces in 2 boxes.
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