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Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence

Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence

Dates: 1870-1880

Receipt book for donations and deposits to the Deseret Museum and 20 letters and other miscellaneous items relating to museum business and acquisitions. Several of the items are written by or are about John W. Young, the museum's proprietor; Joseph L. Barfoot, the museum's curator; and James E. Talmage, a scientist and lecturer associated with the museum.

  • Extent: 17 items (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Deseret Museum
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1383
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence 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 1383; Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1383, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated.
Acquisition Information
Donated.
Subject Terms
Barfoot, Joseph L.; Talmage, James E. (James Edward), 1862-1933; Young, John W. (John Willard), 1844-1924; Correspondence; Material Types; Museums--Utah--Acquisitions--History--Sources; Utah--History--19th century
Genre / Form
Letters; Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1383
Finding Aid Title
Deseret Museum receipt book and miscellaneous correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Patsy Shin Hernandez
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-19T04:08-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Nineteenth century museum and menagerie in Salt Lake City.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu