Henry W. Lawrence papers

Henry W. Lawrence papers

Dates: 1873-1908

Collection consists of letters, deeds, legal papers, and other materials collected by Lawrence through his business dealings. These include the estate papers of William W. Phelps, Heber C. Kimball, Julia Kimball, as well as miscellaneous legal papers relating to Henry W. Lawrence, and the legal papers relating to the property dispute case of William H. Folsom vs. Thomas Fitch (1881).

  • Extent: 1 box (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lawrence, Henry W. (Henry William), 1835-1924
  • Call Number: MSS 3079
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Henry W. Lawrence 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 3079; Henry W. Lawrence papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3079, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Grandin Book Co. and Lyndon W. Cook.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Grandin Book Co. and Lyndon W. Cook; 2004.
Subject Terms
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868; Kimball, Julia, 1838-1907; Lawrence, Henry W. (Henry William), 1835-1924--Archives; Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Businessmen--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Economics and Banking; Mormons--Utah--Salt Lake City--History
Genre / Form
Deeds; Legal documents
Processing Information
Processed; Kaila Brown; 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Lawrence (Henry W.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:19-0700
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Biographical History

Henry W. Lawrence (1835-1924) was an entrepreneur and merchant in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a partner in the Kimball & Lawrence firm, a leader in the Liberal Party, and participated in the Godbeite movement.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts