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Brigham Young letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 409
Includes sixteen handwritten and signed letters addressed to officials of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, including Thomas Clark Durant, C. L. Frost, and S. B Reed. Young writes about his role as a contractor for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad through Utah. Photocopies of items also included in collection.

Dates

  • 1863-1870

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Photocopy available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Extent

2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

Brigham Young (1801-1877) was an ecclesiastical leader and politician. He served as the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as the territorial governor of Utah.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies of originals available in folder 2.
Title
Register of Brigham Young letters
Status
under_revision
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 October 19
Description rules
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Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2017 March 27: o   Updated “Conditions Governing Access” note. Added “Existence and Location of Copies” note to Collection level; Ryan K. Lee

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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