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Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Secondary sources on John M. Bernhisel, circa 1909-1964

Identifier: MSS SC 331 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

Contains bibliographies, letters, genealogies, papers, obituaries, medical diplomas, certificates, and other materials.

Dates: Other: circa 1909-1964

Herman Thorup journal

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197225536322]
Identifier: MSS 3709
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.

Dates: 1879-1929

Utah's eighth state legislature

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233623740]
Identifier: MSS 2192
Scope and Contents

1 oversize black and white photograph of the Eighth State Legislature of Utah. 49 x 41 cm. Includes individual photos of members of both the House and the Senate, the clerical staff of both legislative bodies, and a photo of the Governor, as well as a photo of the City and County Building. Each photo is identified. The photograph is mounted on cardboard. Mounting is damaged and curling.

Dates: 1909 January 1

Philip T. Van Zile scrapbook

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 81
Scope and Contents

Bound scrapbook which contains newspaper clippings regarding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, polygamy, Van Zile's work as U.S. District Attorney, and other activities that took place in Utah during the early 1880's. Many items are accompanied by holograph notations by Van Zile. Also includes letters to Van Zile from William M. Thompson and Robert G. McNiece.

Dates: 1879-1883

Brigham Young legislative resolution

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 966
Scope and Contents

Joint Resolution by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Utah ordering the arrest of B. D. Harris, Secretary of the Territory. The document is dated 26 Sept. 1851. It is signed by Brigham Young; Willard Richards, President of the Council; W. W. Phelps, speaker of the House; and others.

Dates: 1851

Brigham Young letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306612]
Identifier: MSS SC 890
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of typescripts of the original documents. These letters were written by Young to Horace S. Eldredge, a prominent Mormon Church leader and businessman. The items express Young's opinions on church finances and policies and Utah political issues.

Dates: 1857-1859

Brigham Young letters to Thomas L. Kane

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4096
Scope and Contents

Letters were handwritten by Brigham Young to Thomas L. Kane on October 30, 1854. In the letters Young asks Kane to serve as Utah's territorial delegate to Congress. The two letters are identical and were sent separately to ensure delivery. Collection also includes photocopies of the letters.

Dates: 1854 October 30