Sylvester Low family

Sylvester Low family

Dates: 1836-1975

Photocopies of collected biographies, histories, genealogies, handwritten letters, and photographs of the Low family. Sylvester Low was a Scottish convert to the Mormon Church who married two women and settled in Canada after years in Smithfield, Utah.

  • Extent: 1 item (ca. 200 leaves)
  • Creator: Green, Bertha
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1745
  • 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 Sylvester Low family 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 1745; Sylvester Low family; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1745, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Sylvester and Mary Smith Low in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Sylvester and Mary Smith Low; 1980.
Subject Terms
Low, Sylvester, 1836-1908; Lowe family; Cardston (Alta.)--Genealogy; Cardston (Alta.)--History; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormons--Alberta--Cardston--History; Mormons--Utah--Smithfield--History; Pioneers; Scotland--Genealogy; Smithfield (Utah)--Genealogy; Smithfield (Utah)--History
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).
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Finding Aid Title
Low (Sylvester) family
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:59-0600
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts