Samuel Russell papers
Collection consists of letters to and from Samuel Russell, covering topics of family matters, missionary work, and travel. Two documents mention Civil War events. Also includes a tribute to Russell's sister Isabella M. Johnson upon her funeral, and a receipt for rent and provisions. Materials dated 1843 to 1928.
- Russell, Samuel, 1835-1896 (creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Samuel Russell papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Biographical / Historical
Samuel Russell (1835-1896) was a Mormon farmer and lumber salesman, who served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1882 and 1883. Russell was born in Canada, and lived in Missouri before moving to Utah in 1861. He died in 1896.
2 folders (0.04 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Purchased from Nathaniel Cook in 1986 and 1987.
Utah and Western American and LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual and religious history.
- Register of Samuel Russell papers
- Rebecca A. Wiederhold, Technical Services Archivist
- 2020 March 13
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.