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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Utah Stake


Administrative history

The Utah Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was formed in 1851, splitting from the earlier Salt Lake Stake. Early stake presidents included John S. Higbee (1851), Isaac Higbee (1851-1852), George A. Smith (1852-1854), James C. Snow (1855-1858), Dominicus Carter (acting) (1858-1860), William Miller (1860-1868), Abraham O. Smoot (1868-1895), Edward Partridge (1895-1901), David John (1901-1908), Joseph B. Keeler (1908-1919), and Thomas N. Taylor (1919-1939)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Saig Anderson photograph of Utah Stake Primary Association presidency

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232563459]
Identifier: MSS 9030
Scope and Contents Mounted photograph of Utah Stake Primary Association presidency from 1893 by Adam Anderson, brother of George Edward Anderson. Includes Annie K. Smoot, Eliza Taylor, and Sarah Eggertson Cluff. They are standing and sitting next to a table with a framed portrait of Utah Stake President A. O. Smoot in the background. Includes handwritten caption to photo at bottom with signatures of members of the presidency. Stamp on verso: "Return on 10 days to--Ad. Anderson--"Photographer"--No. J St.,...
Dates: 1893

Wesley C. Carter scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9162
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks from Wesley Carol Carter pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building mission program in the southeast area of the United States and histories of the YWMIA. Scrapbooks include photographs and brief histories of church building missionaries called to serve in the southeast area, as well as newspaper and church publications pertaining to church building projects in which Wesley Carol Carter was involved. Scrapbooks also include photographs of the...
Dates: 1963-1972

Joseph B. Keeler family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016
Scope and Contents

Includes journals, biographical sketches, correspondence, articles, lesson manuals, published and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. The bulk of the material was created by Joseph B. Keeler's descendants, who used his papers as they compiled their published family history, "Build Thee More Stately" (1989). The collection focuses on family history, religion, education, and professional organizations.

Dates: approximately 1840-1990

Oral history interview with Daniel Mandeville Keeler

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA OH 68
Scope and Contents Interview by Bertrand Harrison with Daniel Keeler, coal miner and steel worker, concerning the work of his father, Joseph B. Keeler, at Brigham Young Academy and Brigham Young University, 1884-1920. Includes comments on the development of BYU, and particularily the construction of campus buildings, and comments about BYU presidents. Also tells of Keeler's experiences as a student at BYU, his family, and the work of his parents in the Utah Stake with the development of Aaronic Priesthood and...
Dates: 1981

Roll and dockett of high council of Utah Stake of Zion Utah

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230342245]
Identifier: MSS 262
Scope and Contents

Handwritten meeting rolls. The item records the names of stake high councilors and their attendance at various high council meetings in the Utah Stake.

Dates: 1885-1905

Thomas Nicholls Taylor collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1664
Scope and Contents

Contains primarily correspondence and materials related to the professional, personal, and political life of Thomas Nicholls Taylor, including correspondence with Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaders like President Heber J. Grant and other prominent Utah businessmen and civic leaders. Dated 1900 to 1949.

Dates: 1900-1949

Tithing records of Brigham Young University faculty members living in the Utah Stake for 1937

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231012367]
Identifier: UA 411
Scope and Contents

Contains lists of faculty members and their tithing status with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dates: 1937

Utah Stake records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 245
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account books and ledgers dated from 1882 to 1892. Also included are correspondence, reports, receipts, lists, and bulletins dated from 1900 to 1938. The materials deal with the finances, operation, organization, and function of the stake. The items also relate to many Mormon Church theological issues including prohibition, church attendance, and tithing.

Dates: 1882-1938

Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329465]
Identifier: MSS SC 3014
Scope and Contents

Minutes of local church organization, commonly known as the YLMIA, headquartered in Provo, Utah. Clerks who wrote the minutes included Mary Borhard and Prilla Frisby. The minutes include regular mention of Alice Louise Reynolds, an officer of the organization.

Dates: 1901-1908

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