David King Udall papers

David King Udall papers

Dates: 1879-1880

Photocopy of typescripts. Contains deed and transfer of title to Ammon M. Tenney, land agent for the Mormons, from Solomon and Morris Barth for land in St. Johns, Arizona and a written petition from the non-Mormons residents of St. Johns objecting to Mormon settlement in their area. Also includes a letter from LDS Church president John Taylor (1807-1887) confirming Udall's assignment as bishop over the St. Johns Ward and a letter from Udall to Marcus Baba de Padila, a local anti-Mormon leader, offering to schedule a public meeting to discuss their problems.

  • Extent: 4 items (3 leaves)
  • Creator: Tanner, George S.. -- Udall, David King, 1851-1938
  • Call Number: MSS SC 803
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 803; David King Udall papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 803, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Originally collected by George S. Tanner; formerly cataloged as Mss 600.
Acquisition Information
Subject Terms
Barth, Solomon, 1842-1928; de Padila, Baba; Rogers, Andrew Locy, 1854-1943--Sources; Taylor, John, 1808-1887; Tenney, Ammon M. (Ammon Meshach), 1844-1925; Arizona--History--To 1912; City Planning; Mormons--Arizona--History; Mormons--Colonization--Arizona--History; Politics, Government, and Law
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Udall (David King) papers
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Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-16T04:11-0700
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Biographical History

Arizona pioneer, businessman, and local Mormon Church official.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts