Brigham Young lease
Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 5880
Scope and Contents note
Collection includes one contract for a lease of land entered into by Brigham Young and his brother Phineas in Mendon, Monroe County, New York in 1829.
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Brigham Young lease must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Brigham Young was born June 1, 1801 in Whitingham, Vermont. He joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1832 and became its leader in 1844. He led the church's pioneer exodus to the Salt Lake Valley. Brigham served as President of the church until his death in 1877.
1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
One contract for lease of land for Brigham and Phineas Young, 1829.
Custodial History note
Donated by the Cooley Family Association of America, c/o Jay Smith in 1989.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Cooley Family Association of America; 1989.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Processing Information note
Processed; Meghan Mathews; 20 August 2007.
- Register of Brigham Young lease
- Karen Glenn and Meghan Mathews, student processors and John Murphy, curator
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.