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Scrapbook on Utah polygamy

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8802

Scope and Contents

Contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and ephemera from the 1880s related to the issue of polygamy in Utah. Most of the clippings are related to the view of polygamy in politics of the time. Includes reports in both local Utah and national papers. Also includes some ephemera, including a document from the Utah Republican Territorial Convention signed by William McKay, chairman. Scrapbook is dated 1882-1884.


  • 1882-1884

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted. Permission to use materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copryight clearances. Permission to publish material from the Scrapbook on Utah polygamy must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Utah and Western American and LDS cultural, family, social, intellectual, and religious history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy IV.a.i.1 and 4, November 2013.)

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; 2016.

Register of scrapbook on Utah polygamy
Sadie Julian
2016 January 6
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