Minute book for William C. Allen's Company

Minute book for William C. Allen's Company

Dates: 1876-1888

Collection includes one volume containing minutes of the chapter's business meetings from 1876 through 1888 and a second volume containing handwritten copies of the company's business correspondence and letters from various Mormon church leaders.

  • Extent: 2 v. (146 p.)(0.10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: St. Joseph United Order Company. -- Tanner, George S.. -- William C. Allen Company
  • Call Number: MSS SC 779
  • 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.
Technical Requirements
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Minute book for William C. Allen's Company 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 779 Minute book for William C. Allen's Company; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 779, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Allen, William C., 1843-1926; Bushman, John, 1843-1926; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Arizona--History--Sources; Hansen, Peter; Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888--Correspondence; Teasdale, George, 1831-1907--Correspondence; Udall, David King, 1851-1938; Wallbeck, A. W. (Alexander William), 1859-1920; William C. Allen Company--Minutes; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Collective settlements--Arizona--History--Sources; Material Types; Mormons--Arizona--History--Sources; Retail Trade; United orders (Mormon Church)--Arizona--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters
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
Minute book for William C. Allen's Company
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T08:35-0600
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Historical Note

The William C. Allen Company, established in 1876, was a local chapter of the Mormon Church's communal United Order organized in Allen City (later St. Joseph), Arizona. The name of the organization was changed to St. Joseph United Order Company in 1878.

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