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George Ezra Teasdale journal, 1898-1917

Identifier: MSS 8224 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Journal approximately covers the years 1898-1903. Containing very little handwriting, it is mostly full of newspaper clippings related to the Blue Jay Mine in Beaver County, Utah that Teasdale managed when a vein of ore was discovered in December of 1902. The journal also contains several postcards from the Aurora Mining and Milling Company and printed ephemera related to a group Teasdale belonged to called the Ancient Order of United Workmen (A.O.U.W.).


  • 1898-1917


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 Donald A. Nelson collection of Teasdale family books and journals must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

George Ezra Teasdale (1857-1935) was a Mormon miner in Utah and California.

George Ezra Teasdale was born in London, England on September 7, 1857. The son of Mormon apostle George Teasdale and Emily Emma Brown, George Ezra Teasdale married Martha Alice Barton in Salt Lake City, Utah on December 25, 1887. Together they had six children, all of whom were born in Salt Lake City. George Ezra Teasdale managed the Blue Jay Mine in Beaver County, Utah at the turn of the twentieth-century. He was also a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen (A.O.U.W.) and served for many years as the Financier of Temple Lodge. George Ezra Teasdale moved to Madera County, California with his family and lived there for approximately twenty years. He died in Madera County on January 29, 1935.


1 folder

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States