Letters received by William R. Foster

Letters received by William R. Foster

Dates: 1854-1855

Handwritten and signed letters received by Foster. The items were sent by friends and family members and describe conditions in Winter Quarters, Nebraska, and in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The materials also make reference to Mormons in those places.

  • Extent: 6 items (20 p.)
  • Creator: Foster, William R.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 603
  • 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.
Collection maintained in original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letter received by William R. Foster 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 603; Letters received by William R. Foster; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 603, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by unknown.
Acquisition Information
Donated; unknown.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Council Bluffs (Iowa); Letters; Material Types; Mormons--Nebraska--History--Sources; Scrapbooks; Winter Quarters (Neb.)
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
Foster (William R.), Letters received by
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Morgan Crockett
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:33-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Resident of Coldwater, Michigan.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts