Joe Belkan letter

Joe Belkan letter

Dates: 1891

Letter dated 13 Feb. 1891 and addressed to a Mr. Parkins Ouray, Colorado. Belken is in Salt Lake City, Utah, looking for work, but the "money market" is tight and "the town is full of people hunting employment and failing to find it." Belken also asks Parkins for some money, so he can return to Ouray.

  • Extent: 1 item
  • Creator: Belkan, Joe
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1132
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Joe Belkan letter 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 SC 1132; Joe Belkan letter; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1132, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Salt Lake City (Utah)--Economic conditions; Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Sources; Unemployment--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Belken (Joe) letter
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:42-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts