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Julius S. Dalley collection of Mormon materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3927

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains some materials from the life of Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow. The contents are as follows:

1. Correspondence between Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow, 1851 to 1877. Originals. 19 typed pages, 1 handwritten page.

2. “Extract from the life of Erastus Snow as dictated by him to his son Franklin R. Snow, in 1875.” 2 typed pages.

3. Envelope (empty) addressed to Mrs. Susa Y. Gales from Lucy Snow, 1932[ ]. Sent via air mail.

4. “Col. Cody’s trip to the Grand Canyon as told by Edward Lamb, to Elizabeth,” July 1930. 5 typed pages.

5. A loose leaf of notebook paper with “Ed Lamp in Mt. Carmel” written on it with some other personal notes.

6. Two family newsletters written to “Our Friends of V.T. Park” and “To the Queen Mother of V.T. Park” written by Rae Dalley, 24 Aug 1928 and 2 July 1933. 8 pages.

7. Photocopies of photographs of cabins, soldiers who appear to be in Civil War costume, travelers, Arizona landscape. 10 pages. Only one picture has a caption. It says, “Pipe Springs Arizona, 1891. Isaac Chamberlain, Le Grand Wooley, Florence Snow Wooley, Arthur S. Wooley, Mary Ann Meeks (Midwife), Mariam Chamberlain, Ellen Chamberlain, Elizabeth (Bessie) Wooley, Lucy Chamberlain, Edgar Chamberlain, Henry Chamberlain, Erastus Dilworth Wooley, Squire Hepworth, Herbert Elliot Wooley, Lorin Little and Thomas Chamberlain.”

8. Brief biographies of Nate Adams, Brig Riggs, Dee Wooley, and Jessie Knight. 1 typed page.

9. Conversation between Phillip Foremaster and Roy Wooley. 20 typed pages.


  • 1851-1933


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Snow family materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Snow family were members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


2 folders (0.04 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Materials from the lives of Elizabeth R. Snow and Erastus Snow, 1851-1933.

Custodial History note

Donated by Julius Wooley Dalley in 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Julius Wooley Dalley; 1976.

Appraisal note

LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts).

Related Archival Materials note

MS 27 Julius S. Dalley Collection MSS SC 2958 Dalley, Julius Wooley. Life history of Julius Sylvester Dalley, 1997.

MSS P 60 Edwin Wooley Jr. and Erastus Snow Family Collection.

BX 8605.1 .J826 vol.25 no.2 Compton, Todd, 1952-. Remember me in my affliction: Louisa Beaman and Eliza R. Snow letters, 1849.

MSS SC 779 William C. Allen Company. Minute book for William C. Allen's Company, 1876-1888. Collection includes one volume containing minutes of the chapter's business meetings from 1876 through 1888 and a second volume containing handwritten copies of the company's business correspondence and letters from various Mormon church leaders.

BX 8670.1 .F761a 2001 vol.1-6 Foremaster, Phillip, 1898-1994. Journal of Phil Foremaster.

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Broomhead; 18 May 2007.

Register of Julius S. Dalley collection of Mormon materials
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 14
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