Stephen Post papers

Stephen Post papers

Dates: 1856-1921

Photocopies from handwritten and typed microformed materials including correspondence, revelations, certificates, deeds, magazines, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Post's activities in various religions and include many letters from Sidney Rigdon.

  • Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Post, Stephen, 1810-1879
  • Call Number: MSS 1418
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Photocopying prohibited.
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Location of Originals
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church History Library and Archives; 50 East North Temple Street Rm 227E, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3420; 801-240-2745.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Stephen Post papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1418; Stephen Post papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1418, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Church of Christ (Rigdonites)--History--Sources; Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)--History--Sources; Rigdon, Sidney, 1793-1876; Clubs and Societies; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Certificates; Deeds; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Post (Stephen) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T12:27-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Stephen Post (1810-1879) was an American religious leader associated with Mormon splinter groups.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts