Stephen L. Chipman papers

Stephen L. Chipman papers

Dates: 1903-1922

Contains personal notes from various meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most notes are from general conferences and priesthood meetings. Dates range from 1903 to 1922. Notes were taken in 1903 then there is a gap and then notes continue in 1921 and 1922.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chipman, Stephen L., 1864-1945
  • Call Number: MSS 8115
  • 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.
Languages and Scripts
Collection was left in its original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Stephen L. Chipman papers 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 8115; Stephen L. Chipman papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8115, LTPSC
Custodial History
Passed down through family and donated by Carol Rieske in October 2012.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Carol Rieske; October 2012.
Subject Terms
Chipman, Stephen L., 1864-1945--Archives; Colleges and Universities; Education; Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church); Mormonism; Religion; Stakes (Mormon Church)--Utah--American Fork
Genre / Form
Processing Information
Processed; Joseph Wiest; November 2012
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Chipman (Stephen L.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Joseph Wiest
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-20T04:21-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Lathin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Stephen L. Chipman (1864-1945) served in various leadership positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah Legislature, and the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees.

Stephen L. Chipman was born March 18, 1864 in American Fork, Utah, and studied at the Brigham Young Academy. He married Sina Neilsen in 1885. They had seven children together. Between 1885 and 1887 he served a mission to the Southern States Mission.

Stephen L. Chipman was sustained as a member of the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees in April 1897. In 1901, Chipman was called to serve as a the first stake president of the newly formed Alpine Stake in American Fork. Chipman served in various local government positions in the American Fork area until he became a member of the Utah State Legislature in 1903. In 1939 he was called as president of the Salt Lake Temple. In 1940 he married Annie Maddick Jamison. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 31, 1945.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts