George Reynolds letters
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letters to his wife, Amelia. Twenty-eight itmes were written from 1879-1881 in the Utah Peniteniary while Reynolds was serving a two-year sentence for polygamy. Reynolds tells about prison life, reaffirms his dedication to the Mormon faith, and discusses family matters.
- Reynolds, George, 1842-1909 (Person)
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 George Reynolds letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Biographical / Historical
Mormon Church leader. He served as the director of the Genealogical Society of Utah and as a memeber of the First Council of Seventies.
3 folders (0.15 linear ft.)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Photocopies of originals available in folder 3.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy -- Correspondence
- Material Types
- Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History
- Polygamy -- Utah -- History
- Prisoners -- Utah -- Biography -- Sources
- Prisons -- Utah -- History
- Reynolds family
- Reynolds, George, 1842-1909
- Register of George Reynolds letters
- Under Revision
- Rose Frank
- 2011 November 2
- 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.