Reinhard Maeser papers

Reinhard Maeser papers

Dates: 1838-1944

Correspondence, notes, speeches, certificates, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Reinhard's missions for the Mormon Church, his teaching activities, and his relationship to his family. Correspondents include Karl G. Maeser and Reinhard's wife, Sarah Caroline Shepherd.

  • Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Maeser, Reinhard, 1855-1926
  • Call Number: MSS 1841
  • 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.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from 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 1841; Reinhard Maeser papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1841, LTPSC.
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Item-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Brigham Young Academy--Faculty--History; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Missions--History; Maeser, Karl G.; Maeser, Sarah Caroline Shepherd; Religion; Correspondence; Educators--Utah--History; Material Types; Missions and Missionaries; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Mormon Church--Missions--Germany--History; Publications
Genre / Form
Certificates; Letters; Notes; Poetry; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Maeser (Reinhard) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-12T14:27-0600
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Biographical History

Mormon pioneer and missionary, Utah educator, and son of the president of Brigham Young Academy, Karl G. Maeser.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts