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Salt Lake Temple

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1893-

Administrative History

The Salt Lake Temple (est. 1893) is a temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Citation

The Salt Lake Temple, 1983: t.p. (Salt Lake Temple) p. 50, etc. (cornerstones laid 4/6/1853; dedicated 4/6/1893)

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

George Edward Anderson photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2852
Overview Collection contains eight boxes containing 130 items, including black and white oversized prints of Utah printed from negatives by George Edward Anderson.
Dates: 1900-1928

Arthur A. Baird photograph album

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8349
Scope and Contents Photograph album from 1899 by Arthur A. Baird. The first page indicates that it was a Christmas gift to Maurice Moriarty. The album contains twenty-two black and white photographs mostly of Yosemite. There is also one photograph of the Salt Lake Temple.
Dates: 1899

Photograph of Buffalo Bill at the Salt Lake Temple

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 4259
Scope and Contents This collection contains four photographs, the majority of which are in very poor condition. The first is a portrait of an unidentifiable person (the photograph is almost completely destroyed). Two of the photographs are mounted on the same sheet: one is of Buffalo Bill with several Native Americans, cowboys, and other citizens in front of the Salt Lake Temple, and the other is a partially destroyed photograph of a group of young men and women standing on a wood platform. The fourth photograph...
Dates: approximately 1890

C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple

 Item — oversize-folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8233
Scope and Contents Photograph by Carter from 1892 containing images taken during the construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Salt Lake Temple, with the dates of the pictures. It also contains portraits of Brigham Young, John Taylor, and Wilford Woodruff and some short quotes about the construction of the Tabernacle and the Temple.
Dates: approximately 1892

Cordon family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 413
Scope and Contents Typewritten biographical sketches, genealogical material, journal extracts and copies of various family-related materials describing a Mormon convert who immigrated to Utah and took up polygamy.
Dates: 1841-1961

James Fennemore photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 289
Scope and Contents Collection includes phtoogrpahs of the construction of the Salt Lake Temple, from sometime between the 1850s and the 1890s.
Dates: approximately 1850-1899

First Presidency letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1306
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typewritten letter dated October 31, 1891. The document was addressed to David Moore and solicits money for the completion of the Mormon temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dates: 1891 October 31

George H. Hansen albums, 1914-1963

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Scenes from Hansen's mission in England, travels and studies in Mexico, Texas, and California, geology trips, visit to Indonesia to establish a geology department at Gadjah Mada University, and his college years and service in the Utah State ROTC; Afton Allred Hansen's mission to the Eastern States in the 1920s; Bessie Hansen and her family and friends in Richfield, Utah, her nursing work, on camping trips and other vacations; Mildred Allred with her friends and family, on trips to Bryce Canyon...
Dates: Other: 1914-1963

George H. Hansen loose photographs, 1900-1980

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Photos of: George on his mission to England, on geology field trips, on his visit to Indonesia, in the ROTC; of Afton Allred Hansen on his mission to the Eastern States; of Bessie Hansen in Richfield, on vacations, and with her family and friends; of Mildred Allred on her mission to California; of the Greco family (George's aunt); of George's family while he was growing up in Richfield; of the Utah Agricultural College Fair; of Afton as a teacher, missionary, and mother; of George and Afton and...
Dates: Other: 1900-1980

George H. Hansen negatives, 1896-1972

 Series
Identifier: MSS 1628 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Negatives of: George Hansen at Utah State, family trips, and geology; Bessie Hansen with her family and friends; George's mission to England; findings of fossils, arrowheads, and interesting rocks; the trip to Indonesia; redistricting studies; fishing trips; artifacts from a trip to Mexico; Utah maps and documents; Utah gas and oil studies, soil profiles; etc.
Dates: Other: 1896-1972