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Henry W. Lawrence papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3079

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of letters, deeds, legal papers, and other materials collected by Lawrence through his business dealings. These include the estate papers of William W. Phelps, Heber C. Kimball, Julia Kimball, as well as miscellaneous legal papers relating to Henry W. Lawrence, and the legal papers relating to the property dispute case of William H. Folsom vs. Thomas Fitch (1881).


  • 1873-1908


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 Henry W. Lawrence papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Henry W. Lawrence (1835-1924) was an entrepreneur and merchant in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a partner in the Kimball & Lawrence firm, a leader in the Liberal Party, and participated in the Godbeite movement.


1 box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Grandin Book Co. and Lyndon W. Cook.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Grandin Book Co. and Lyndon W. Cook; 2004.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Kaila Brown; 2007.

Register of Henry W. Lawrence papers
Garrett Schroath
2011 May 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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States