Brigham Young letters

Brigham Young letters

Dates: 1857-1859

This collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the original documents. These letters were written by Young to Horace S. Eldredge, a prominent Mormon Church leader and businessman. The items express Young's opinions on church finances and policies and Utah political issues.

  • Extent: 10 items (19 leaves)(0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
  • Call Number: MSS SC 890
  • 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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Alternative Format
Reproduced in 1975.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young letters 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 890; Brigham Young letters; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 890, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1975.
Subject Terms
Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877--Correspondence; Material Types; Mormon Church--Presidents--Correspondence; Utah--History--19th century; Utah--Politics and government--19th century
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Young (Brigham) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:13-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

Young was a businessman, politician, and president of the Mormon Church.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts