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From the halls of memory

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.

Dates

  • 1931

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from From the halls of memory must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item (50 leaves)

Biographical History

Utah school teacher and businessman. Mormon missionary to Great Britain (1884-1885) and stake president of the Beaver Stake (1908-1916). Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor (1912). Member of the Utah Territorial Legislature (1894-1896) and Utah State Legislature (1905-1907, 1917-1927), and Deputy U.S. Marshall (1894-1895).

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Title
Register of From the halls of memory
Status
in_progress
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 July 19
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States