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Philip Margetts papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 406

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of diaries, newspaper clippings, play scripts, articles on Utah and LDS Church history, and correspondence. Margetts writes about his trip to Utah in 1850. His diary covers the time he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Great Britain from 1857 to 1858. Many of the items relate to Margetts' career in the theater, to the Salt Lake Theater, and to drama in Utah. The correspondence includes a letter from the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young (1801-1877), relating to the Salt Lake Theater.

Dates

  • 1850-1928

Creator

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 Philip Margetts papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Philip Margetts was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and dramatist.

Extent

1 box (0.4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of Philip Margetts papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 18
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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