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Oak City Co-operative store account book

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4030

Scope and Contents

Shows grocery and other purchases made by Oak City residents from 1889-1894. Loose sheets of paper, previously in the account book, are included in the collection including: list of delinquent taxes, May 1985; poem by Ellis R. Shipp; torn note from Caroline G. Dutoon[ ], 1987; Deseret News article about prohibition; return forms[ ]; "How Farmers Can Make Money" newspaper clipping; a written page about Sunday school and its superintendents, Brother Roper, Brother John W. Dutson, and Brother Joseph A. Lyman; a list of coordinates; a recipe for molasses candy; note about power and right of people to establish government; two Oak Creek Irrigation Company notes, 1892 and 1896.


  • 1889-1897


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 Oak City Co-operative store account book must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

A photocopied page found in the collection gives the following information about Oak City, 1879-1880: Oak City, thirty-five miles north of Fillmore, is supported by farmers, stock raisers and fruit growers. Co-operative Store, P. Anderson Lyman F. &. E. lumber mill Overson, C. blacksmith Partridge S. lumber mill Roper, Henry, postmaster (From Utah Directory and Gazetteer 1879-1880. James E. Talmage Collection.)


2 folders (0.09 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

These items were donated to Special Collections in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1989.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Related Materials

These items are part of the 19th Century Western and Mormon Archives.

Register of Oak City Co-operative store account book
Benjamin Sipes
2011 June 20
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