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Leander S. Harris poems

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4047

Scope and Contents

Collection includes two poems, one of which was written by Leander S. Harris in Brigham City, Utah on June 5, 1886. The other poem in incomplete, and appears to have been written by a friend of Harris's writing under the name "Gravel Poet". The poems describe the rail travel and courtship of their authors.


  • 1886 June 5


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 Leander S. Harris poems must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Leander S. Harris (1860-1945) was a Mormon railroad engineer in Ogden, Utah. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Eastern States between 1897 and 1899, and was involved in the Ogden community.


1 folder ; (0.08 linear ft.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Confetti Antiques; 2007.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Leander S. Harris poems
Rose Frank
2011 June 20
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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