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Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada

Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada

Dates: 1989-1990

Collection includes photocopies of materials from the national archives of Canada regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada between 1875 and 1905. Papers include correspondence, telegraphs, and newspaper clippings. Includes information on polygamy, land acquisition of Mormons in Raymond and Cardston, Alberta, agricultural prosperity of Mormons at Lee's Creek and other areas, interaction between Mormon settlers and the Canadian government, and a record of actions taken by the Canadian Department of the Interior between 1880 and 1890.

  • Extent: 4 folders ; (0.16 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Embry, Jessie L.
  • Call Number: MSS 3882
  • 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 Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada 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 3882; Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3882, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jessie L. Embry; 1990.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Canada--History; Religion; Mormons--Alberta--History; Mormons--Government policy--Canada--History--Sources; Polygamy--Alberta--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Letters; Photocopies; Research (Document genres); Telegrams
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Embry (Jessie L.) research materials on Mormons in Canada
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-27T04:13-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Jessie L. Embry (1952- ) is a Mormon historian in Utah. She is the Associate Director of the Redd Center at Brigham Young University, as well as a professor of history.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts