Libraries -- Utah -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
An act in relation to Utah Library
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292041]
Identifier: Vault MSS 539
Scope and Contents Handwritten act of the Utah territorial legislature establishing the Utah Library. The librarian over the institution was under a two-year legislative appointment and was given a budget of $6000. The librarian was given authority to conduct all business relating to the library. The main purpose of the library was to provide materials for the legislature, but items could be made available to federal officials and private citizens of Utah at the discretion of the librarian. The document...
Resolution appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Utah Territorial Library
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2400
Scope and Contents
Handwritten legislative act approved on 27 Dec. 1853. The item was signed by Brigham Young (1801-1877), governor; Willard Richards (1804-1854), president of the council; and Jedediah M. Grant (1816-1856), speaker of the house. The item specifies that money be paid to support the Utah Territorial Library.