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Manti Temple (Manti, Utah)



  • Existence: 1888-

Administrative History

The Manti Temple is a temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Manti, Utah.

Rasmussen, V.J. The Manti Temple, c1988: t.p. (Manti Temple) p. 1 (Manti Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) pref. (Manti, Utah)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website, via WWW, Sept. 22, 2014 (Manti Utah Temple; announced June 25, 1875; groundbreaking, Apr. 25, 1877; dedicated May 21, 1888)

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Moffitt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 884
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed land deeds and property records from 1871 to 1913 for Sanpete County, Utah, bank notes from 1915 to 1925 for Uintah County, Utah, miscellaneous financial notes from 1872 to 1915, and a Manti Temple Boarding House agreement from 1882.

Dates: 1871-1925

Olson & Hafen lantern slides

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239266817]
Identifier: MSS 8413
Scope and Contents

Materials include twelve lantern slides from Olson & Hafen Kodak Studio. These slides include photographs of an early expedition up Mount Timpanogos, as well as one photograph each of the Salt Lake Temple, the Manti Temple, the Brigham Young Academy building, and a group of soldiers. Materials dated approximately 1890-1920.

Dates: approximately 1890-1920

Peter Gottfredson and Alice Adell Keeler Hatch Gottfredson family papers, 1865-2001

Identifier: MSS 7615 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains the papers of both Peter Gottfredson and Alice Hatch Gottfredson and dates between 1865 and 2001. Peter's materials include his research work on the Indian Wars, and his own account of Gottfredson and Gledhill family history. Alice's papers include photographs, newspaper clippings, a significant amount of correspondence, and family history records of the Keeler and Hatch families. Materials dated approximately 1865-2001.

Dates: 1865-2001

Gary R. Schaumann photographs

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239267146]
Identifier: MSS 9411
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of student life at Brigham Young University in 1961. Includes images related to campus housing, buildings, student elections, and other topics. Also includes photographs of the Manti Temple and Sanpete County.

Dates: 1961

Temple record

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324821]
Identifier: MSS SC 2548
Scope and Contents

Handwritten lists of names and dates when temple work was done for them. The item records when persons were given Mormon rites by proxy in an unnamed temple, probably the Manti Temple in Manti, Utah. The records were apparently kept by Soren Sorensen and Karen Sorensen.

Dates: 1908-1928

Nelson B. Wadsworth collection of frontier photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 69
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of exhibit photographs assembled by Nelson Wadsworth about the American frontier. Items include the work of various photographers.

Dates: approximately 1870-1919

James Wareham papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489838]
Identifier: MSS 594
Scope and Contents

Tax receipts, a bank savings book, a license, invitations, record book of temple work performed in the Manti Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, memorandum book, and financial records. The receipts relate to property, water and other taxes, transactions with the Zion's Savings Bank, and Manti Temple reunion invitations. The materials also relate to the Cox family of Manti.

Dates: 1888-1927

Willard Whipple diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305192]
Identifier: MSS SC 774
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Excerpt from Willard's diary made by one of his sons. Describes trip Willard and his family made from northern Arizona to Manti, Utah, to be sealed in the Mormon temple ceremony.

Dates: 1897

Wilford Woodruff letter to John Daniel Thompson McAllister

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289658]
Identifier: Vault MSS 429
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter, addressed to John D. T. McAllister, dated August 31, 1894, and signed by Wilford Woodruff and Joseph F. Smith. Woodruff and Smith inform McAllister that he will remain president of the Manti Temple after the return of the former president, Anthon H. Lund.

Dates: 1894 August 31