Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence

Dates: 1859-1894

Handwritten correspondence. Three of the items are photocopies of handwritten items and are from Brigham Young (1801-1877) approving Moore's activities and giving him permission to settle in Strawberry Valley, Utah. One letter is from Stephen Moore to his wife, Eleanor, telling her of his experiences working away from home. Another item is from Eleanor Moore telling her brother of the death of her son, Stephen.

  • Extent: 5 items (7 p.)(0.02 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Moore, Stephen Bliss, 1836-1894
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2223
  • 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 Stephen Bliss Moore 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 2223; Stephen Bliss Moore correspondence; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2223, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Patricia Hall Lott in 1984.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Patricia Hall Lott; 1984.
Subject Terms
Moore, Eleanor; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Correspondence; Home and Family; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Mormons--Utah--Correspondence; Provo (Utah)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; Strawberry Valley (Wasatch County, Utah) History Sources
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, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Moore (Stephen Bliss) correspondence
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Mormon pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts