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Salt Lake Theatre


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Clissold family biographies

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 70
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a 1910 autobiography of George Clissold, Mormon convert and English immigrant to Salt Lake City, Utah. Also includes a typewritten biography of Charles Edward Clissold, his oldest son, written by Lenora Pearl Clissold Vincent, Charles Edward's daughter, which tells of his early life, marriages, children, immigration to Utah, work, family life, acting experiences, and death.

Dates: 1900-1975

Last performances of Wheeler's comedy troupe

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 265
Scope and Contents

Printed broadside. The item advertises the coming attractions and performances of the Salt Lake Theatre Company from Saturday 31 Oct. to Monday 2 Nov. of an unspecified year. The years 1857, 1863, 1874, 1885, 1891, 1896, and 1903 fit these criteria.

Dates: 1885

Letter and newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 579
Scope and Contents

Two letters and one newspaper clipping. The clipping was published by the Itahca Journal News on 28 July 1962 and relates to the family of Brigham Young (1801-1877) and to the Salt Lake Theatre. One of the letters is from Dorothy Dye to Ernest L. Wilkinson, president of Brigham Young University, relating to the newspaper clipping. The other letter is from Wilkinson to the Brigham Young University Archives also regarding the clipping.

Dates: 1962

Philip Margetts papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 406
Scope and Contents Photocopies of diaries, newspaper clippings, play scripts, articles on Utah and LDS Church history, and correspondence. Margetts writes about his trip to Utah in 1850. His diary covers the time he served as a missionary for the LDS Church in Great Britain from 1857 to 1858. Many of the items relate to Margetts' career in the theater, to the Salt Lake Theater, and to drama in Utah. The correspondence includes a letter from the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1850-1928

Philip Margetts photographs of the Salt Lake Theatre

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 240
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 45 photographs, three tintypes, and two negatives with images of early Utah actors, friends, and the Margetts family. Photographs were taken between the 1860s and the 1910s.

Dates: approximately 1860-1919

The mystic spell : a pantomime in seven scenes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1953
Scope and Contents

One handwritten script for the play "The Mystic Spell" by an unknown author believed to have been written in the 1880s. The script is not for a true "pantomime," since some of the parts involved speaking. The item was found in the ruins of the Salt Lake Theatre in Salt lake City when it was torn down.

Dates: 1880

George Reynolds letter to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 95
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 5 Feb. 1873, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Reynolds writes about his concerns for the state of the Salt Lake Theatre.

Dates: 1873 February 5

Salt Lake City area theaters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2756
Scope and Contents

This collection was loaned by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City Museum, for a graduate student to read and study the materials for a Masters thesis. This loan was made on the agreement that the collection be microfilmed and a copy given to the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. The collection has now been returned to its owner.

Dates: Approximately 1905-1907

Salt Lake City views

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3683
Scope and Contents

This collection includes 5 photographs taken by Johnson of Salt Lake City. The images include the Salt Lake Tabernacle, the Deseret News Office, the Lion House, and the Salt Lake Theatre.

Dates: approximately 1900

Joseph Woodmansee letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 162
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 9 Jan. 1876, and addressed to Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Woodmansee writes concerning land for sale next to the Salt Lake Theatre.

Dates: 1876 January 9

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Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 4
Letters 4
Performing Arts 4
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 3
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 3