Charles Monk letters and financial receipts

Charles Monk letters and financial receipts

Dates: 1885-1909

Letters written primarily from Spanish Fork, Utah, to relatives in St. Johns, Arizona. Monk describes farm life and relates the legal problems of Mormons practicing polygamy. One letter dated August 27, 1888 describes Monk's life in a Utah prison for polygamy.

  • Extent: 53 items 4 folders
  • Creator: Monk, Charles
  • Call Number: MSS SC 166
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Photocopies open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Charles Monk letters and financial receipts 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 166; Charles Monk letters and financial receipts; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 166, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Addie Monk Francom in 1978.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Addie Monk Francom; 1978.
Subject Terms
Civil Procedure and Courts; Farmers--Utah--Spanish Fork--History; Mormons--Utah--Spanish Fork--Correspondence; Politics, Government, and Law; Polygamy--Religious aspects--Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Prisons--Utah--History; Spanish Fork (Utah)--History
Genre / Form
Financial records; Letters
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Monk (Charles) letters and financial receipts
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-09T04:10-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon farmer in Spanish Fork, Utah.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts