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Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

An act in relation to Utah Library

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document was...
Dates: 1852

The Beaver Nightingale

 File — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233245056]
Identifier: MSS SC 685
Scope and Contents The collection includes a Beaver, Utah newspaper found in the scrapbook of Van Zile's with a handwritten inscription by him. The newspaper was published by the Liberal party and contains the Liberal Platform and the People's Platform.
Dates: 1882

John M. Bernhisel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 331
Abstract The Papers of John Milton Bernhisel includes three (3) archival series: Series I: Political Papers, circa 1847-1864; Series II: Personal Papers, circa 1825-1910; and Series III: Secondary Sources, circa 1909-1964.
Dates: approximately 1825-1964

From the halls of memory

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305507]
Identifier: MSS SC 798
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author discusses his family's British roots; their acceptance of Mormonism while living in Birmingham, England, and their immigration to the United States. Tolton also describes his experiences during the Black Hawk War (Utah) and frontier life in Utah. His account goes into great detail about his involvement in territorial and state politics, his business ventures, family life, and his mission to Great Britain for the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1931

John M. Bernhisel personal papers, circa 1825-1910

 Series
Identifier: MSS SC 331 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Letters to his wife, envelopes, deeds, estate settlement papers, family blessings, and wallet.
Dates: Other: circa 1825-1910

John M. Bernhisel political papers, circa 1847-1864

 Series
Identifier: MSS SC 331 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Copy of collection register, professional papers, certificates of election, Washington and Salt Lake papers, calling cards and invitations, lecture notes, maps, etc.
Dates: Other: circa 1847-1864

Letter to Abraham Lincoln

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230243914]
Identifier: MSS SC 600
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter by Reed, John Titus, and Thomas Drake to Lincoln requesting appointment of Standish Rood as United States Marshall for Utah Territory.
Dates: 1864

Lorenzo Snow Lyman collection

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328814]
Identifier: MSS SC 2976
Scope and Contents Correspondence and certificates of Lorenzo S. Lyman and Lyman family papers. The correspondence deals with 19th and 20th century Utah politics; references to Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, the St. George Temple, and Utah mining and politics; Family History; family activities in various locations (San Bernardino, California and Fillmore and Parowan, Utah); and letters from Francis M. Lyman about being an apostle and travels (a visit to Egypt and Palestine in 1902). Certificates...
Dates: 1853-1964

Roger Bryan Madsen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 407
Scope and Contents Various letters, documents and notes (some photocopies) collected and created while Madsen was writing a thesis for the Political Science Department titled An Analysis of the 1958 Senatorial Campaign in Utah.
Dates: 1950-1972

George Washington Brimhall reimbursement voucher

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230235878]
Identifier: MSS SC 203
Scope and Contents Holograph voucher for $171 for expenses while serving in the 1851-1852 Utah territorial House of Representatives signed by William W. Phelps and Albert Carrington.
Dates: 1852