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Postcards of Salt Lake City and Nauvoo, Illinois, historic sites

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9520

Scope and Contents

Four color postcards of historic sites in Salt Lakes City, Utah, and Nauvoo, Illinois, related to early Latter-day Saint Church and Utah history. Postcards depict a compilation of images of the Joseph Smith Homestead, Mansion House, and the Nauvoo House; an artistic rendering of the Nauvoo Temple; the Lion House in Salt Lake City; and the Salt Lake Theater. The postcards were collected by Larry Faria. Dated approximately 1920s to 1940s.


  • approximately 1920s-1940s


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 use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Larry Faria was born on April 21, 1945, in California. He met his wife Sanda in high school there. Together they have four children. In 1969, he became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He and his wife moved to Santa Barbara, Califonia in 1972. They later moved to Missouri in 1980, where he and his wife still reside.


1 folder (0.05 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Items collected by Larry Faria and donated by his son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Connie Faria, in December 2021.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Steve and Connie Faria; December 2021.


The history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Mormonism (Mormon and Western American Manuscripts Collection Development Policy V.B.5.a, 2020)

Processing Information

Processed; Jaymon Roan; 2022.

Register of Postcards of Salt Lake City and Nauvoo, Illinois, historic sites
In Progress
Jaymon Roan
2022 April 1
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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