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Relief Society record book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2058

Scope and Contents

Includes meeting minutes and financial entries. The record chronicles the Relief Society of the West Joran Ward, 1868-1877; North Jordan Ward, 1877-1892; and Taylorsville Ward (renamed from North Jordan Ward), 1892-1897. Includes a typed transcript, prepared by BYU Special Collections and Manuscripts, of the record book.


  • 1868-1897


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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 Relief Society record book must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The West Jordan Ward Relief Society was organized 21 June 1868. The following served as Relief Society presidents: Elizabeth Pixton, 1868-1873 and 1891-1897; and Eliza Spencer (Harker), 1874-1891.


2 boxes (0.75 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donald Frame of Taylorsville, Utah, lent original volume to Brigham Young University in 1996. BYU returned the original to lender after making a photocopy. Lender indicated that he intended to donate the original volume to the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Originals

Historical Department, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Existence and Location of Copies

Photocopies of original available in Box 1. Transcriptions available in Box 1-2.

Register of Relief Society record book
Andrea Wyss
2011 April 20
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States