Julius S. Dalley collection of Mormon materials

Julius S. Dalley collection of Mormon materials

Dates: 1851-1933

This collection contains some materials from the life of Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow. The contents are as follows: 1. Correspondence between Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow, 1851 to 1877. Originals. 19 typed pages, 1 handwritten page. 2. “Extract from the life of Erastus Snow as dictated by him to his son Franklin R. Snow, in 1875.” 2 typed pages. 3. Envelope (empty) addressed to Mrs. Susa Y. Gales from Lucy Snow, 1932[ ]. Sent via air mail. 4. “Col. Cody’s trip to the Grand Canyon as told by Edward Lamb, to Elizabeth,” July 1930. 5 typed pages. 5. A loose leaf of notebook paper with “Ed Lamp in Mt. Carmel” written on it with some other personal notes. 6. Two family newsletters written to “Our Friends of V.T. Park” and “To the Queen Mother of V.T. Park” written by Rae Dalley, 24 Aug 1928 and 2 July 1933. 8 pages. 7. Photocopies of photographs of cabins, soldiers who appear to be in Civil War costume, travelers, Arizona landscape. 10 pages. Only one picture has a caption. It says, “Pipe Springs Arizona, 1891. Isaac Chamberlain, Le Grand Wooley, Florence Snow Wooley, Arthur S. Wooley, Mary Ann Meeks (Midwife), Mariam Chamberlain, Ellen Chamberlain, Elizabeth (Bessie) Wooley, Lucy Chamberlain, Edgar Chamberlain, Henry Chamberlain, Erastus Dilworth Wooley, Squire Hepworth, Herbert Elliot Wooley, Lorin Little and Thomas Chamberlain.” 8. Brief biographies of Nate Adams, Brig Riggs, Dee Wooley, and Jessie Knight. 1 typed page. 9. Conversation between Phillip Foremaster and Roy Wooley. 20 typed pages.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.04 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Dalley, Julius S. (Julius Sylvester), 1877-1953. -- Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887. -- Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888
  • Call Number: MSS 3927
  • 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 the Snow family materials 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 3927; Snow family materials; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3927, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Julius Wooley Dalley in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Julius Wooley Dalley; 1976.
Related Material
MS 27 Julius S. Dalley Collection MSS SC 2958 Dalley, Julius Wooley. Life history of Julius Sylvester Dalley, 1997. MSS P 60 Edwin Wooley Jr. and Erastus Snow Family Collection. BX 8605.1 .J826 vol.25 no.2 Compton, Todd, 1952-. Remember me in my affliction: Louisa Beaman and Eliza R. Snow letters, 1849. MSS SC 779 William C. Allen Company. Minute book for William C. Allen's Company, 1876-1888. Collection includes one volume containing minutes of the chapter's business meetings from 1876 through 1888 and a second volume containing handwritten copies of the company's business correspondence and letters from various Mormon church leaders. BX 8670.1 .F761a 2001 vol.1-6 Foremaster, Phillip, 1898-1994. Journal of Phil Foremaster.
Subject Terms
Dally family; Foremaster, Phillip, 1898-1994--Interviews; Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887--Correspondence; Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888; Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888--Correspondence; Woolley family; Church officers--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Correspondence; Landscapes--Arizona--Photographs; Log cabins--Photographs; Material Types; Mormon women--Utah--Correspondence; Soldiers--United States--Photographs
Genre / Form
Biography; Letters; Newsletters; Photocopies; Photographs; Transcripts
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 18 May 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts).
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Finding Aid Title
Dalley (Julius S.) collection of Mormon materials
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-11T04:09-0600
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Biographical History

The Snow family were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts