To his honor Abraham O. Smoot, ex mayor of Great Salt Lake City
Scope and Contents note
This large 22 x 28 inch manuscript honoring
ex-mayor Abraham Owen Smoot is surrounded by a fine lattice drawing incorporating 19 oval photographic images of Salt Lake City police officers who served in the Smoot administration. An oval photograph of Mayor Smoot is located at the top of the manuscript. Located immediately below the photograph of Mayor Smoot are four paragraphs of calligraphic text with illuminated initials, followed by the signatures of the Salt Lake police officers. Drawings found on the manuscript include an image of an eagle perched atop a Utah beehive; a shield of the U.S. flag; and a shield with an image of a grazing lamb. The manuscript is dated 5 March 1866.
- 1866 March 5
- Salt Lake City (Utah). Police Department (Organization)
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The Salt Lake City Police Department was founded in 1849. It is headquartered in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
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One large 22 x 28 inch manuscript honoring
ex-mayor of Great Salt Lake City, Abraham Owen Smoot, dated 5 March 1866.
Custodial History note
Donated by L. Douglas Smoot in 2007.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; L. Douglas Smoot; 2007.
Utah political history (Collection development policy of 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007.)
Processing Information note
Processed; John M. Murphy; 2009.
- Register of To his honor Abraham O. Smoot, ex mayor of Great Salt Lake City
- John M. Murphy, curator, and Karen Glenn, student manuscript processor
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.