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Deseret News (Firm)

 Organization

Administrative History

The Deseret News (1850- ) is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The first edition of the Deseret News was published on June 15, 1850, on a $60 printing press which had traveled 1100 miles to Salt Lake City. It began as a weekly paper, focusing on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as some national news. Today, it is still a widely read source of news and information as well as the official organ of the Church.

Citation:
Digital Newspapers, via WWW, Sep. 25, 2014 (Deseret News; first published June 15, 1850; Salt Lake City, Utah; $60 press travled 1100 miles across the plains; began as a weekly paper; official organ of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; widely read news source)

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Aveson newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1034
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings probably taken from the "Deseret News." Some of the materials were written or edited by Aveson. They deal with a wide range of subjects relating to Utah and Mormon Church history.

Dates: approximately 1870-1900

Department of the Treasury letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2069
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten letters from a copy book. The items deal with the payment of claims in Utah and paying the "Deseret News" for services. Also discussed is the appointment of federal officials in the Utah Territory.

Dates: 1857

Deseret News (Firm) audit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2492
Scope and Contents

Letterpress copy of a handwritten audit covering the years 1854 through 1856. The item documents the materials printed by the Deseret News for the United States Government. The document verifies the prices paid for the services. The audit was signed by Benjamin Allen, William I. Appleby, and James McKnight.

Dates: 1854-1856

Deseret News lists

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1952
Scope and Contents

Handwritten record of items purchased by the Deseret News in Fillmore, Utah at the store of Samuel Pierce Hoyt (1807-1889). Also included is a list of persons paid by the Deseret News for work completed. Some of the entries are believed to have been written by George Q. Cannon, the Mormon apostle.

Dates: 1858

James Duckworth scrapbook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2011
Scope and Contents

Newsclippings pasted into a blank book believed to have been created by James Duckworth. Most of the clippings were taken from the "Deseret News" and relate to Mormon Church topics including history and doctrine. Some of the items were written by Mormon Church leaders.

Dates: 1894-1907

Henry A. Smith papers on newspaper career, 1945-1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8567 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Consists of papers, articles, photographs, and correspondence related to Smith's career with the Deseret News and the Church News. Dated 1945-1979.

Dates: 1945-1979

J Malan Heslop photographs and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 661
Scope and Contents Collection primarily includes the photographic work of J. Malan Heslop, which comprises 60,601 photographs. This includes work from his early years in Weber County, Utah, through his educational years at Weber College, Ogden, Utah, and his short-lived stay in Los Angeles at Los Angeles City College, prior to becoming a private in the army as a photographer with the 167th Signal Photographic Company in World War II. He photographically documented not only these early years but also his...
Dates: 1858-2009

J Malan Heslop additional materials, 1858-2009

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 661 Series 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection primarily includes the photographic work of J. Malan Heslop, which comprises 60,601 photographs. This includes work from his early years in Weber County, Utah, through his educational years at Weber College, Ogden, Utah, and his short-lived stay in Los Angeles at Los Angeles City College, prior to becoming a private in the army as a photographer with the 167th Signal Photographic Company in World War II. He photographically documented not only these early years but also his...
Dates: 1858-2009

J Malan Heslop advertising photographs, 1948-1989

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 661 Series 5 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Includes 2,158 photographs of advertising photography, primarily produced for Zions Bank by Evans Advertising. Includes images of animals, art, and other subjects. Materials dated 1948-1989.

Dates: 1948-1989

J Malan Heslop large original prints for contests and displays, 1946-1988

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 661 Series 6
Scope and Contents

Includes 460 original prints, mostly mounted. These 11 x 14 inch and 16 x 20 inch original prints cover a gamut of subjects from news photos, sports and action, feature photos, entertainment, celebrities, children, agricultural, weather, and Israel. They were both award winning photographs and photographs exhibited in various places, such as the Utah State Fair or the National Press Association. Materials dated 1946-1988.

Dates: 1946-1988

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 22
Collection 14
 
Subject
Letters 16
Awards 10
Education 10
Fund raising 10
Invitations 10
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Photographs 9
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 5
Journalism 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photographs 5
Photographers -- Utah 4
Photojournalism -- Utah 4
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- Photographs 4
Utah -- Photographs 4
Advertising photography 3
Material Types 3
Photojournalism -- United States 3
American newspapers -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 2
Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce 2
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 2
Journalism -- Utah 2
Journalism -- Vocational guidance 2
Newspapers 2
Religion 2
Utah -- History 2
Videocassettes 2
Articles 1
Asia -- Photographs 1
Audiocassettes 1
Audits 1
Autobiographies 1
Black-and-white negatives 1
Cambodians -- Photographs 1
Color negatives 1
Correspondence 1
Economics and Banking 1
Egypt -- Photographs 1
Europe -- Photographs 1
Financial records 1
Hiking -- Utah 1
Interviews 1
Israel -- Photographs 1
Jordan -- Photographs 1
Lectures 1
Lists 1
Manti (Utah) -- History 1
Mineral industries -- Utah -- History 1
Mormon Church -- History 1
Mormon authors 1
Mormons -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Fillmore -- History 1
Mormons -- Utah -- Manti -- History 1
Morrisite War, 1862 1
Mount Timpanogos Wilderness (Utah) 1
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857 1
Newspaper editors -- United States 1
Newspaper editors -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 1
Newspaper publishing -- Utah -- Salt Lake City 1
Newspapers -- Utah 1
Nitrate negatives 1
Oceania -- Photographs 1
Persons -- Utah -- Photographs 1
Photocopies 1
Photography -- Exhibitions 1
Photojournalists -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
Politicians -- Utah -- History 1
Politics, Government, and Law 1
Press releases 1
Provo (Utah) -- Photographs 1
Publications 1
Publishers and Publishing 1
Receipts (Acknowledgments) 1
Refugee camps -- Cambodia -- Photographs 1
Safety film negatives 1
Salt Lake City (Utah) 1
Scrapbooks 1
Slides (Photography) 1
Social Life and Customs 1
South America -- Photographs 1
Sports and Recreation 1
Territorial Government 1
Utah -- History -- 19th century 1
Utah -- Politics and government 1
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