An act in relation to Utah Library
Scope and Contents
Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document was signed by Brigham Young, Governor of Utah Territory; Willard Richards, President of the Council; and by W. W. Phelps, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
- Utah (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
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1 item (4 pages) : handwritten
Language of Materials
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- City and Town Life
- Government libraries -- History -- Utah
- Libraries -- Utah -- History
- Phelps, William Wines, 1792-1872 -- Autographs
- Richards, Willard, 1804-1854 -- Autographs
- Social Life and Customs
- Utah -- History -- 19th century
- Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 -- Autographs
- Register of An act in relation to Utah Library
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 November 2
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States