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Provo storehouse monetary script

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 637

Scope and Contents

Engraved monetary script. This item was worth 10 cents, could only be spent at the Provo Storehouse (Bishop's Storehouse), and was not to be used as money elsewhere. This bill is engraved on both sides with a representation of the main building of the Brigham Young Academy on it. It also has an engraved signature of Wm. B. Preston (1830-1908), Presiding Bishop of the Mormon Church, on it. Those individuals who worked for the Brigham Young Academy were often paid in such script.

Dates

  • 1901

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 Provo storehouse monetary script must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 item : engraved.

Language

English

Custodial History

Originally located with the Ruth Partridge Collection MSS 1544.

Appraisal

University history (University Archives collecting policy, February 2010).
Title
Register of Provo storehouse monetary script
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 August 31
Description rules
Appm
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:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States