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Stephen L. Chipman papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8115

Scope and Contents

Contains personal notes from various meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most notes are from general conferences and priesthood meetings. Dates range from 1903 to 1922. Notes were taken in 1903 then there is a gap and then notes continue in 1921 and 1922.


  • 1903-1922


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 Stephen L. Chipman papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Stephen L. Chipman (1864-1945) served in various leadership positions in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah Legislature, and the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees.

Stephen L. Chipman was born March 18, 1864 in American Fork, Utah, and studied at the Brigham Young Academy. He married Sina Neilsen in 1885. They had seven children together. Between 1885 and 1887 he served a mission to the Southern States Mission.

Stephen L. Chipman was sustained as a member of the Brigham Young University Board of Trustees in April 1897. In 1901, Chipman was called to serve as a the first stake president of the newly formed Alpine Stake in American Fork. Chipman served in various local government positions in the American Fork area until he became a member of the Utah State Legislature in 1903. In 1939 he was called as president of the Salt Lake Temple. In 1940 he married Annie Maddick Jamison. He died in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 31, 1945.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection was left in its original order.

Custodial History

Passed down through family and donated by Carol Rieske in October 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Carol Rieske; October 2012.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Processing Information

Processed; Joseph Wiest; November 2012

Register of Stephen L. Chipman papers
Joseph Wiest
2012 November 26
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