Herman Grether autograph album from the Utah Territory Prison
Scope and Contents
Contains autographs and personal notes written by various male Mormon Church members and leaders, circa 1887, convicted and incarcerated for polygamy (a violation of the Edmunds Act) at the Utah Territory Prison (Sugarhouse, Salt Lake County, Utah). The book contains testimonials, affirmations of LDS Church doctrine regarding polygamy, expressions of familial support, poetry regarding polygamy, and expressions of sympathy for Herman Grether.
- Grether, Herman, 1856-1932 (Person)
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Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Herman Grether autograph album from the Utah Territory Prison must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Herman Grether (1856-1932) was incarcerated for polygamy in the Utah Territory Prison and was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1 item (30 leaves)
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Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3298.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Herman Grether autograph album from the Utah Territory Prison
- Andrea Wyss
- 2011 March 15
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- 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