Brigham Young letters
Scope and Contents
Includes sixteen handwritten and signed letters addressed to officials of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, including Thomas Clark Durant, C. L. Frost, and S. B Reed. Young writes about his role as a contractor for the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad through Utah. Photocopies of items also included in collection.
- Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Originals restricted. Photocopy available for public use.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Brigham Young letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Biographical / Historical
Brigham Young (1801-1877) was an ecclesiastical leader and politician. He served as the president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as the territorial governor of Utah.
2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Existence and Location of Copies
Photocopies of originals available in folder 2.
- Register of Brigham Young letters
- Under Revision
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 19
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.