Edward Stevenson papers

Edward Stevenson papers

Dates: 1890-1896

227 p. holograph diary (1895-1896) which contains an account of Stevenson's travels as a visiting Mormon Church leader to Arizona and the Northwestern United States. Collection includes many newspaper clippings regarding state, world, and church events. Also included is an account of visits and letters of David Smith, son of Joseph Smith.

  • Extent: 60 items (0.50 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Stevenson, Edward, 1820-1897
  • Call Number: MSS SC 147
  • 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.
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Location of Originals
Photocopy; Originals located in the Stevenson Collection of the Latter-day Saint Church Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Edward Stevenson 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 SC 147; Edward Stevenson papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 147, LTPSC
Custodial History
Donated by Noel Stevenson in 1968.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Noel Stevenson; 1968.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona--History; Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844--Family; Church Government; Mormonism (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints); Religion
Genre / Form
Diaries; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Stevenson (Edward) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:11-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Mormon pioneer, missionary, and member of the Latter-day Saint Church First Council of Seventy.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts