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Lorenzo Snow letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 102

Scope and Contents

The folder contains a printed letter addressed to B. F. Cummings, Jr. and dated 8 September 1894. The item is a form letter in which Cummings' name was handwritten. Snow, then president of the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church, requests donations of books to build up the library of that temple.

Dates

  • 1894

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 Lorenzo Snow letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lorenzo Snow was the fifth president of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1898 to 1901.

Lorenzo Snow was the son of Oliver Snow and Rosetta Pettibone. He was born 30 April 1814 in Mantua, Portage County, Ohio. He was baptized June 1836 by John F. Boynton and confirmed by Hyrum Smith. In 1837, he was ordained an elder. He served several missions for the Church. He practiced plural marriage and was convicted of unlawful cohabitation in 1886. Snow served eleven months. He died in 1901 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language

English

Overview

The folder contains a printed letter addressed to B. F. Cummings, Jr. and dated 8 September 1894. The item is a form letter in which Cummings' name was handwritten. Snow, then president of the Salt Lake Temple of the Mormon Church, requests donations of books to build up the library of that temple.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of Lorenzo Snow letter
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2011 March 24
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

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