Fountain Green Branch minutes

Fountain Green Branch minutes

Dates: 1865-1866

Collection consists of a forty-nine page minute book in which Robert L. Johnson recorded the proceedings of meetings called and carried out while Johnson was the bishop of a Fountain Green Branch. The minutes, which were kept in detail, were taken between 1865 and 1866. Also included in the collection is a photocopy of the minute book.

  • Extent: 2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fountain Green Branch. -- Johnson, Robert L. (Robert Lewis), 1819-1901
  • Call Number: MSS 7466
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Condition restricted; permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services. Patrons should use photocopy.
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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 Fountain Green Branch minutes 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 7466; Fountain Green Branch minutes; 19th Century Western & Mormon Americana; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7466, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Minutes maintained by Charles Apfelbaum of New Jersey until time of purchase.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Charles Apfelbaum; 2009.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fountain Green Branch; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Photocopies
Processing Information
Processed; Lissa Chandler; 2009.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western & Mormon Americana; minutes are important to understanding the daily tasks of a nineteenth century Latter-day Saint bishop.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Fountain Green Branch minutes
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Lissa Chandler
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-09T14:36-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Fountain Green Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was established with the founding of the community of Fountain Green, Utah in 1859. In July 1877 the branch became the Fountain Green Ward. Robert L. Johnson (1819-1901) served as the first branch and ward bishop, from 1861 to 1884.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts