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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Nelson B. Wadsworth collection of frontier photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 69
Scope and Contents Collection consists of exhibit photographs assembled by Nelson Wadsworth about the American frontier. Items include the work of various photographers.
Dates: approximately 1870-1919

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