Royal M. Lyon letter

Royal M. Lyon letter

Dates: 1875

Includes one handwritten letter from R.M. Lyon (North Craftsbury, Vermont) to Reverend Hamilton Z. Harriman (Manchester, New Hampshire), written in 1875. The two men exchange some friendly humor regarding the Mormon Church.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Lyon, Royal M. (Royal May), b. 1848
  • Call Number: MSS 3910
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 the Royal M. Lyon letter 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 3910; Royal M. Lyon letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3910, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Rick Grunder in 1991.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1991.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Evangelicalism; Material Types; Mormons; New Hampshire; Vermont
Processing Information
Processed; Meghan Mathews; 7 May 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Lyon (Royal M.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and Meghan Mathews, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:36-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Royal May Lyon was born 16 July 1848 in Craftsbury, Orleans, Vermont to William Huntington and Harriet Newell Pearson Lyon. He married Mary R. Allen 2 February 1875 in Craftsbury, Orleans, Vermont. They had eight children.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts