T. B. Miller letters

T. B. Miller letters

Dates: 1876

Handwritten letters plus memorabilia glued into a bound book. The collection consists of a series of letters from Miller to Sir Walter Gilbey of London describing an extensive tour of North American from 5 May to 29 July 1876. Miller was joined by the American journalist, F. B. Thurber. Miller describes majory cities, Ute Indians, a visit with Colorado's governor, William Gelpin, and other aspects of the American West.

  • Extent: 35 items (ca. 100 p.)
  • Creator: Miller, T. B.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 176
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 T. B. Miller letters 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 176; T. B. Miller letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 176, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased in 1979.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; 1979.
Subject Terms
Gilbey, Walter, Sir, 1831-1914; Gilpin, William, 1813-1894; Thurber, Francis Beattie, 1842-1907; City and Town Life; Social Life and Customs; Ute Indians--History--Sources; West (U.S.)--Description and travel
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Miller (T. B.) letters
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
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

English tourist.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts