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Samuel A. Woolley papers

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3991

Scope and Contents

Samuel A. Woolley Papers include tithing records, Salt Lake 9th ward (1896-1899); several broadsides from the first presidency and presiding Bishopric regarding the handling of tithing; ledger sheets reporting the paying and non-paying of tithing of 9th ward; 9th ward financial records. About 20 items, including bound ledgers.

Dates

  • 1896-1899

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

Biographical History

Samuel Amos Woolley was born September 11, 1825 in Pennsylvania. Woolley was an integral member of overland travel companies of Brigham Young (1848) and Philemon C. Merrill (1856). In 1861, he was captain of the Samuel Woolley Company. Woolley died on March 23, 1900, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Extent

6 folders (0.48 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Samuel A. Woolley papers, 1896-1899, include two series: Series 1: Instructions, 1896-1897 and Series 2. Ledgers, 1896-1899.

Custodial History

These items were purchased by Special Collections in 1998.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; F. Edward Bennett; 1998.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.
Title
Register of Samuel A. Woolley papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 May 13
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:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States