George B. Bailey papers

George B. Bailey papers

Dates: Undated

Holographs; typescript; printed forms (photocopy). The collection includes a journal (l p. by wife, Elizabeth) which describes life in Salt Lake Valley and related problems with the United States government in 1856-1857 and gives genealogical data on the Bailey and Young families. Also included are a letter fragment, poem by George, and 6 Latter-day Saint Church family group sheets of the George Smith Bailey and Victoria Price family.

  • Extent: 9 items (14 p.)(0.09 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bailey, George B., 1833
  • Call Number: MSS SC 580
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from George B. Bailey 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 580; George B. Bailey papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 580, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Myrl Norberg in 1976.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Myrl Norberg; 1976.
Subject Terms
Young, Elizabeth; Immigration and American Expansion; Pioneers; Salt Lake City (Utah)--Description and travel; Utah Expedition (1857-1858)
Genre / Form
American poetry--19th century; Diaries; Genealogies
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Bailey (George B.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-02T04:06-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Note

Mormon pioneer.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts