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Philadelphia Branch minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2182
Includes meeting minutes, record of members, and names of children blessed. Minutes reflect activities of Benjamin Winchester, Parley P. Pratt, Samuel Bennett, William Smith, George J. Adams, James J. Strang, and others. Reports of other Latter-day Saint congregations on the East Coast are also occasionally given.

Dates

  • 1840-1854

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No photocopying allowed. Materials are for research use only.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

54 Leaves (photocopy of typescript ) ; 28 cm

Biographical / Historical

Philadelphia Branch was organized 23 December 1839, on Joseph Smith's (1805-1844) birthday, with him in attendance.

Custodial History

Ron Romig, archivist for the RLDS Church, gave the item to BYU, via David Whittaker, 8 July 1999. Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Independence, Missouri, Donation.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Donated; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

RLDS Archives, Independence, Missouri.

General

References Most of the minutes were copied into in the RLDS "Journal of History," edited by Walter Smith, in the 1910s or 1920s.
Title
Register of Philadelphia Branch minutes
Author
Rose Frank
Date
19 April 2011
Description rules
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Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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