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Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3882

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photocopies of materials from the national archives of Canada regarding the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada between 1875 and 1905. Papers include correspondence, telegraphs, and newspaper clippings. Includes information on polygamy, land acquisition of Mormons in Raymond and Cardston, Alberta, agricultural prosperity of Mormons at Lee's Creek and other areas, interaction between Mormon settlers and the Canadian government, and a record of actions taken by the Canadian Department of the Interior between 1880 and 1890.


  • 1989-1990


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 Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Jessie L. Embry (1952- ) is a Mormon historian in Utah. She is the Associate Director of the Redd Center at Brigham Young University, as well as a professor of history.


4 folders ; (0.16 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Jessie L. Embry; 1990.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Jessie L. Embry research on the Mormon Church in Canada
Rose Frank
10 June 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States