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Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor

Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor

Dates: 1881

This large framed photo montage consists of images of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 1881. The photographs are arranged in order of seniority: President John Taylor, Orson Pratt, Wilford Woodruff, Charles C. Rich, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, Franklin D. Richards, George Q. Cannon (1st Counselor), Joseph F. Smith (2nd Counselor), Brigham Young Jr., Albert Carrington, Moses Thatcher, Francis M. Lyman, and John Henry Smith. Around each photo is the man's age, stature (height), weight, complexion, birth date, eye color, hair color, form, and education. The photo mat is labeled "Our Friends", and is hand decorated with depictions of a beehive, two bushels of wheat, and several wild flowers. The photographs were taken before October of 1881 (Orson Pratt died that month).

  • Extent: 1 oversize box
  • Call Number: MSS 3712
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open to public access; Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor 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 3712; Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3712, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This frames photograph montage was found on the dock of the library sometime in May 2006.
Acquisition Information
Donation; 2006.
Related Material
These items are part of the Photo Archives.
Subject Terms
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901; Carrington, Albert, 1813-1889; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Presidents; Lyman, Francis M. (Francis Marion), 1840-1916; Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899; Smith, John Henry, 1848-1911; Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918; Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888; Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901; Taylor, John, 1808-1887; Thatcher, Moses, 1842-1909; Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Genre / Form
Photographs
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3712
Finding Aid Title
Photographs of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles under President John Taylor
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:28-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

John Taylor served as the 3rd president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1880 until his death in 1887.



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