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George Reynolds letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 593

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters to his wife, Amelia. Twenty-eight itmes were written from 1879-1881 in the Utah Peniteniary while Reynolds was serving a two-year sentence for polygamy. Reynolds tells about prison life, reaffirms his dedication to the Mormon faith, and discusses family matters.

Dates

  • 1879-1887

Creator

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 George Reynolds letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Mormon Church leader. He served as the director of the Genealogical Society of Utah and as a memeber of the First Council of Seventies.

Extent

3 folders (0.15 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies of originals available in folder 3.
Title
Register of George Reynolds letters
Status
Under Revision
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 November 2
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