Edward Hunter correspondence

Edward Hunter correspondence

Dates: 1725-1965

Photocopies and typescripts of correspondence of various Mormon bishops scattered throughout the Great Basin with Edward Hunter as Presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included are miscellaneous items relating to the Hunter family.

  • Extent: 3 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883
  • Call Number: MSS 1582
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Correspondence 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 1582; Correspondence; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1582, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Photocopies were made from the originals loaned to Brigham Young University by donor.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Bishops; Hunter family; Hunter, Edward, 1793-1883--Correspondence; Bishops--Utah--Correspondence; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Hunter (Edward) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-06T09:57-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Tanner, currier, surveyor, and farmer who joined the Mormon Church in 1840 and served as Presiding Bishop (1852-1883) for that faith.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts