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Prisoners -- Utah -- Biography -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Oleson journal

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 737
Scope and Contents

Handwritten journal listing the names of Mormons convicted of polygamy from 3 November 1884 through 24 December 1888. The names are organized by date of conviction and levied fines are noted. Accompanying the journal is an alphabetical listing and seventeen photostat prints of the original document.

Dates: 1884-1888

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