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Wilford Woodruff letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 818

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of photocopies of letters written by Wilford Woodruff and several miscellaneous items. Woodruff signed 14 of the letters as Lewis Allen, a pseudonym used by him during the time he was on the underground, hiding from federal officials. The letters were addressed to Thomas P. Cottam, at that time bishop of the St. George Fourth Ward and a prominent civic and LDS Church leader in St. George, Utah. Also enclosed are two letters to "Grand Pa Cottam" one of which is signed "Little Alice Woodruff".

Dates

  • 1887-1889

Creator

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 Letters (photocopied) must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Wilford Woodruff was an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and later became its president.

Extent

22 items (41 leaves)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscript.
Title
Register of Wilford Woodruff letters
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
20 April 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States