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Female Relief Society record book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 23
Image of Female Relief Society record book
Image of Female Relief Society record book

Scope and Contents

Minute book of the Female Relief Society in Salt Lake City, Utah, which outlines the activities, resolutions and meetings of the society. The record was kept by Louisa R. Taylor, the society's secretary, and includes entries for meetings from January 9-June 13, 1854.


  • 1854


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

Administrative History

The Female Relief Society was a women's organization organized on February 9, 1854 in Great Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. It was a predecessor of the official Latter-day Saint Church Relief Society organized by Brigham Young in 1855.


2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Appraisal note

Utah and Western American and LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013).

Existence and Location of Copies

Transcription available in Folder 2.

Processing Information

Processed; Chelsea McNeil, student manuscript processor, and Ryan Lee, curator; 2019.

Register of Female Relief Society record book
Lucy Brimhall
2012 February 14
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