This collection consists of the typed transcripts of the journals keep by Mormon missionary and active church member John
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
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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