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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 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...
Dates: 1851-1895

Photograph of Salt Lake Temple

 Item — item: 1
Identifier: MSS 8241
Scope and Contents The item is a photograph of the Salt Lake Temple. The photograph was taken between the laying of the capstone in April 1892 and the dedication in April 1893. A part of the Salt Lake Tabernacle is barely visible on the left side of the photograph. Trees surround the Temple, but the gardens have not yet been planted. Two ladders and a man can be seen on the west spires.
Dates: approximately 1892-1893

Lorenzo Snow letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 102
Overview The folder contains a printed letter addressed to B. F. Cummings, Jr. and dated 8 September 1894. The item is a form letter in which Cummings' name was handwritten. Snow, then president of the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church, requests donations of books to build up the library of that temple.
Dates: 1894

Lorenzo Snow letters to Margaret Pierce Whitesides Young

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 410
Scope and Contents Photocopies of two handwritten and signed letters addressed to Margaret P. Young. The items are a birthday greeting from Snow and his wife, Minnie Jensen Snow, and a call for Young to work in the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1893-1894

James E. Talmage photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 21
Scope and Contents Contains images of foreign countries, geological sites and samples, family members and friends, and subjects pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Includes 47 glass negatives, 19 film negatives, 227 stereographs, 727 slides, and 226 photographs.
Dates: 1890-1933

Wilford Woodruff ticket

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 114
Scope and Contents Mechanically reproduced ticket with the stamped signature of Wilford Woodruff on it. The item admits the bearer to the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1893

Wilford Woodruff invitation

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2671
Scope and Contents Printed invitation to the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church. Woodruff's signature on the item was placed there by some kind of mechanical reproductive process.
Dates: 1893

Brigham Young letter to Samuel W. Richards

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 779
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 27 Feb. 1853 and addressed to Samuel W. Richards in Liverpool, England. The item was composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Young reports on the condition of Utah at the end of a severe winter during which the Utahns received no mail from outside the territory. Young also writes about the sugar industry in Utah, the progress on buildings and machinery of the Deseret Manufacturing Company, the excavations on the foundation of the Salt Lake Temple, the activities...
Dates: 1853 February 27