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Robert Orr papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 814

Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems, minutes of a meeting of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a biography of Zina D. H. Young, a wife of the second president of the Church, Brigham Young. The poems were written at the death of Brigham Young in 1877. The Relief Society minutes relate to a meeting held in the 64th District school house on 7 Nov. 1893 in an unknown location.


  • 1877-1893


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted due to their poor condition. Photocopies are available for patron use.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

Mormon pioneer and poet who settled in Tooele, Utah. The authorship is uncertain. The materials might have been produced by Orr's son, Robert Orr (1835- ).


4 items (10 pages)


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscript.

Register of Poems, minutes, and a biography
Rose Frank
20 April 2011
Description rules
Language of description
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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