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Ivins, Anthony W.



  • Existence: 1852 - 1934

Biographical History

Anthony W. Ivins (1852-1934) was an ecclesiastical leader and apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah and Mexico.

Anthony W. Ivins was born on September 16, 1852 in Toms River, New Jersey to Israel Ivins and Anna Lowrie Ivins. Anthony and his family emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah in 1853, but only stayed for a short time before his family was called to move to St. George to help establish the settlement of members of the church there.

In 1875, Anthony was called to serve his first LDS mission to explore Arizona and New Mexico. In 1877, he was appointed St. George Constable, but was soon called to leave on his second mission to New Mexico where he focused on Native American relationships with the members of the churhc. On November 9, 1878, Anthony married Elizabeth Ashby Snow, and together they had three children--Antoine Ridgeway Ivins (1881-1967), Florence Ivins Hyde (1885-1980), Stanley Snow Ivins (1891-1967). In St. George, Anthony began his political career when he was elected to the City Counsel. In 1882, Anthony was called to serve a third mission to Mexico City where he was appointed the Mexican Mission president. On October 6, 1907, Anthony was called and ordained an Apostle for the LDS Church.

Anthony W. Ivins passed away on September 23, 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah and is buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cannon and Willis families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2216
Abstract Boxes 1 and 2 being mostly manuscript material and booklets (as well as a few photographs), and boxes 3-5 being diaries and a folder of photocopies from a scrapbook and an autobiography. Most the manuscript material is typescript in form, coming from various persons. Boxes 3, 4, and the first folder of 5 contain all 33 of Lucy Grant Cannon's diaries. Some of her diaries overlap, meaning she apparently kept, sometimes, two or even three diaries at the same time. Her last six diaries, black in...
Dates: 1891-2003

Anthony W. Ivins letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324300]
Identifier: MSS SC 2511
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letters written in Colonia Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas. Ivins writes about personal and business matters.

Dates: 1902-1903

Edward H. Snow papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231042653]
Identifier: MSS 2367
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material from the life of Edward Hunter Snow and covers the years 1878-1932. These materials are in addition to other materials previously acquired by BYU.

Dates: 1878-1932

Katherine H. A. State papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230237262]
Identifier: MSS SC 700
Scope and Contents

Collection of personal writings, documents and photographs assembled to serve as an autobiography. Within the collection is correspondence with State's first husband, Rulon C. Allred; with Latter-day Saint Church General Authorities; and with other relatives. Also included are legal documents, genealogical records and news clippings.

Dates: 1908-1979

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Collection 4
Digital Record 1
Letters 3
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2
Photographs 2
Salt Lake City (Utah) 2
Books 1