Edward Hunter Snow papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes family correspondence, autobiographical and biographical material of Edward H. Snow, journals, notebooks, documents, and miscellaneous papers. There are also newspaper clippings and published materials about Snow, as well as several photographs of Snow family members. The correspondence is largely from Snow to his wife, Hannah, and was written at the time of Snow's mission to the Southern States in the 1880's. There are also letters from Snow's father, Erastus Snow, to Snow ans Snow's wife. There is a sympathy letter from Heber J. Grant to Snow's family written on the occasion of Snow's death. Much of the correspondence has been transcribed and bound together; these letters are also included in the collection. The journals cover his mission to the Southern States and his mission to the Eastern States. There is a souvenir book of the first Utah State Legislature, of which Snow was a member, and there are newspaper clippings and articles relating to Snow's work with the Utah State Tax Commission, St. George Temple, and Southern Utah State College.
- approximately 1865-1993
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 Journals and papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2051.xml
The majority of the collection was donated by Karl Snow, Jr., a grandson of Edward H. Snow. Some materials were also donated by another descendant, Marcia Green. Ownership was transferred to BYU from both donors in 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Karl N. Snow, Jr.; 1997 March 1. Donated; Marcia W. Green; 1997 April 15.
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
3 boxes are located in the MSS stacks and 1 in PV.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eastern States Mission
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Southern States Mission
- East (U.S.)
- Grant, Heber J. (Heber Jeddy), 1856-1945 -- Correspondence
- Material Types
- Missions and Missionaries
- Saint George (Utah)
- Snow, Edward H. (Edward Hunter), 1865-1932 -- Archives
- Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 -- Correspondence
- Southern States
- Southern Utah State College
- St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah)
- Utah. Legislative Assembly
- Register of Edward Hunter Snow papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 March 1
- 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