Brigham Young account books

Brigham Young account books

Dates: 1862-1877

Three volumes containing handwritten entries recording financial transactions, indexed by individual payee or payer. Volume 1 covers the years 1862 to 1864. Volume 2 covers the years 1864 to 1871. Volume 3 covers the years 1871 to 1877.

  • Extent: 3 v. (0.5 linear ft.) ; 46 x 33 x 8 cm
  • Creator: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS 3987
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young account books 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 3987; Brigham Young account books; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3987, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The item was donated to Special Collections in 1978.
Related Material
These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Subject Terms
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Labor History; Mormon Church--Presidents--History; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Genre / Form
Account books
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Brigham Young account books
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Finding aid prepared by Leslie Evens
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:29-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Second president of the LDS Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts