Robert Lang Campbell papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains one personal tax ledger book for Great Salt Lake City during the years 1856-1857, just prior to the Utah War. It contains a record of personal taxes paid, recorded by Ward, and by individuals in the Ward. It includes the records of twenty Wards as well as the Sugar House Ward. The ledger book also includes the names of several early and important members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Brigham Young.
- Campbell, Robert Lang, 1825-1872 (Person)
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 Collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Robert Lang Campbell was born January 21, 1825 to Alexander Campbell and Agnes Lang in Scotland. He was baptized in August 1842. He served a mission in Scotland and Wales from 1843-1845. He emigrated to Utah, and was engaged in clerical work in Nauvoo and in Salt Lake City. While in Salt Lake, he was the chief clerk/city recorder in the Church Historian's office. He died April 11, 1872.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2211.xml
The material in this collection was owned by M&S Books, Inc., and prior to that, by Rick Grunder and Steven Barnett. This collection was purchased from M&S Books, Inc.based in Providence, Rhode Island, on 30 October 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; M&S Books, Inc.; 1999.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in Folder 2. Photocopy of original available in Folder 3.
- Register of Robert Lang Campbell papers
- Rose Frank
- 18 March 2011
- Description rules
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.