Silas Leavitt Fish papers

Silas Leavitt Fish papers

Dates: 1899-1976

Correspondence, histories, poems, essays, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, book drafts, articles, minutes, certificates, awards, diplomas, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the life, career, and interests of Fish and document much of the life of the Mormon community in Arizona.

  • Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Fish, Silas Leavitt, 1880-1976
  • Call Number: MSS 1850
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th 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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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 1850; Silas Leavitt Fish papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1850, LTPSC.
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File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
City and Town Life; Educators--Arizona--History; Mormons--Arizona--Snowflake--History; Snowflake (Ariz.)--History; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Articles; Certificates; Drafts (Documents); Histories; Letters; Notes; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Fish (Silas Leavitt) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-30T09:49-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Educator and local Mormon Church leader in Snowflake, Arizona.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts