Church business card

Church business card

Dates: 1884

The folder contains a printed and signed business card from 1884. The item authorizes the transmission of messages relating to the business of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The item was signed by John Taylor, third president of the LDS Church.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Deseret Telegraph Company
  • Call Number: MSS 63
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Church business card, 1884, 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 63; Church business card; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 63, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Taylor, John, 1808-1887--Autographs; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion; Mormon Church--Presidents--Autographs; Telegraph--Utah--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Business cards
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Church business card
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:17-0700
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Organizational History

Brigham Young and others decided to build the Deseret Telegraph Company to connect the outlying Utah towns with Salt Lake City in 1866.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts