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Stewart L. Udall research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre

Stewart L. Udall research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre

Dates: 1950-2003

Collection contain a book of remembrance, transcripts of oral history interviews regarding John D. Lee, information regarding the memorial at Mountain Meadows, newspaper clippings, letters, notes, and photocopied excerpts from books on the topic. Materials date from between 1950 and 2003.

  • Extent: 6 folders (0.6 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Udall, Stewart L.
  • Call Number: MSS 6936
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; 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 Stewart L. Udall research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre 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 6936; Stewart L. Udall research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6936, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Stewart L. Udall in 2003.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Stewart L. Udall; 2003.
Subject Terms
Lee, John Doyle, 1812-1877; Immigration and American Expansion; Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857--Sources; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Interviews; Letters; Notes; Research (Document genres)
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif; 2009.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy 5.VII, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Udall (Stewart L.) research on the Mountain Meadows Massacre
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:31-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Stewart L. Udall is a former politician and government official from Arizona.

Udall was born 31 January 1920 in St. Johns, Arizona. He served as a Representative in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1955 to 1961. Udall then served as the Secretary of the Interior of the United States from 1961 to 1969.

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Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts