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Early Utah and Church Ephemera

Gathered over the course of fifty years by various L. Tom Perry Special Collections book curators, this selection of over two hundred items of early Utah and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint ephemera includes many of the scarcest items in our collection. The unifying themes of this subcollection are that the items have some portion of printed text and that each item relates to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the settlement and development of Utah. Examples of materia...



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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Woodruff, Wilford, 1807-1898; Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901; Richards, F. D. (Franklin Dewey), 1821-1899
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Owl News Co. (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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Title from p. [3]
Topic: Temple Square (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Hooper, W. H. (William Henry), 1813-1882
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Title within a lined border
Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Utah Lodge No.1; Reynolds, Joseph Carleton, 1841-1907. fmo ormer owner. UPB; Bruesch, Geo., signer. sgn UPB
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Topics: Reynolds, Joseph Carleton, 1841-1907, Independent Order of Odd Fellows
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topic: Church and state
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
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"List of books published by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and for sale at their general repository, Deseret News Office." [1] p. following text
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Resurrection, Future life
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Advertising cards with blank area for advertiser's imprint. In this case it is that of Meigs & Trott, Waterbury, Ct
"Memorial adopted by citizens of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. A mass meeting held in said city March 31, 1870, remonstrating against the passage of the bill (H.R. No. 1089 'in aid of the execution of the laws in the territory of Utah, and for other purposes.' 41st Cong. 2d Sess. Senate/Mis. doc. 112." p. [33]-40
Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Territories
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Portion of the report by the House Committee on Territories to accompany bill H.R. 4428
Topics: Mormons, Statehood (American politics)
In pink printed wrapper
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), Bible
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
In gray printed wrapper; title within a two lined border
Topics: United States -- Territories and possessions, Utah -- Politics and government
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Danish Mission; Madsen, Victor E., 1879- former owner. fmo UPB; Fjeldsted, Christian D., signer. sgn UPB
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Text within an ornamental border
Topics: Madsen, Victor E., 1879-, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Findlay, Hugh, 1822-1900; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Articles of Faith
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On verso of final leaf: "The Latter-day Saints' belief, " paraphrase of the Articles of faith
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Topics: Deck, James G. (James George), 1802-1884, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, Mormon Church, Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah. Governor (1849-1857 : Young); Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 signer. sgn UPB; Moore, David, 1819- , former owner. fmo UPB
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At head of title: Brigham Young, Governor of the Territory of Utah
Topic: Moore, David, 1819-
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Reprinted from the Millennial star, v. 6, p. 140-142; it was reprinted there from the Nauvoo neighbor
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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference District
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Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference, Church of Jesus Christ of...
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bishop's General Store House (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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"Passed Dec. 18th, 1877. Feramorz Little, Mayor, John T. Caine, City recorder."
Topic: Prostitution
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Poem
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Hymns, Welsh
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856
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Dated: St. Louis, August 24th, 1850
Topics: Mormon Church, Mormons
Title from beginning of text; bracketed information entered in manuscript
Topic: Rodeback, James
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"Elder Margetts' note of commendation": p. [11]
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Haight, Hector C. (Hector Caleb), 1810-1879
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Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881
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At head of title: [No.2-5]
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kingdom of God, Kingdom of God (Mormon theology)
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Dated: Salt Lake City, March 10th, 1868
Double line rules top and bottom
Topic: Watson, Robert
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
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At head of title: Office of the First Presidency, November 10th, 1891
Topics: Temple work (Mormon Church), Mormon temples
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Willes, William, 1814-1890; Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857; Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881; Taylor, John, 1808-1887; Spencer, Orson, 1802-1855; Brannan, Sam, 1819-1889
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The organization of the Church / by Elder John Taylor -- Who was Joseph Smith? / from the pen of Orson Pratt -- Testimony of the three witnesses
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Signed: Salt Lake City, U.T., 25th October, 1876. Brigham Young, John W. Young, Daniel H. Wells, First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; John taylor, Wilford Woodruff, Orson Pratt Sen., F.D. Richards, George Q. Cannon, Brigham Young Jun., Joseph F. Smith, of the Twelve Apostles
Topic: St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah)
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Printed after the publication of his: Book of Mormon; an essay in 1884, while living at Boyne, Michigan. The four tracts for sale were printed between 1878 and 1884
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
"Upon the organization of the Seventies," p. [1]-3
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy, Melchizedek Priesthood...
In this issue, the heading "Upon the organization of the seventies" has been changed to "On the organization of the seventies."
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy, Melchizedek Priesthood...
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Wheelock, Cyrus H; Hawthornthwaite, Samuel, 1825- To the female tract distributors
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Manchester Conference, Mormons
Printed in green with the amount and printer in red. Signatures printed in red and manuscript in black
On verso: "Which is right? (a statement as to which is the true church), and a list of London meetings of the Church
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
At head of title: Gospel tract.- No. 4
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Haven, Jesse, 1814-1905; Walker, William Holmes, 1820-1908; Smith, Leonard I
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Signed: Jesse Haven, William Walker, Leonard I. Smith, Elders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and special witnesses to the Cape of Good Hope
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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An advertisement for the Deseret Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah
Topic: Deseret Museum
Extracts from the Gospel Herald of 1848, followed by a long argument by Watson concerning the succession of the Presidency
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856; Corey, Martha Jane, 1821-1881
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Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Twiss, John S., -1845, former owner. fmo UPB; Sloan, James, 1792- signer. sgn UPB
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Topic: Twiss, John S., -1845
A sheet with three certificates, printed on both sides with the blank spaces to be filled in
Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Miracles
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy; Herriman, Henry, 1804-1891
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Salt Lake City, April 1st, 1887
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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At head of title: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 6th, 1888
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. San Juan...
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Atonement, Capital punishment
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925
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Text within lined border
Topic: Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Watson, Wingfield; Haldeman, John R
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Topics: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), Church of Christ (Temple Lot), Church of Jesus Christ of...
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twentieth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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In ornamental border
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twentieth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bradford Conference (3rd : 1851 November 8-9 : Bradford, England)
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bradford Conference
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Two engraved bank notes, uncut, each 20 x 9 cm
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Two bank notes, uncut, printed on opposite sides of the sheet
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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T.G. Brown, Proprietor
Topic: Hotels
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Seventies' Library and Institute Association (Nauvoo, Ill.); Yearsley, David D., former owner. UPB; Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877, signer. UPB; Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 signer. UPB
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Title from beginning of text; bracketed portion entered in manuscript
Topic: Yearsley, David D
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Topics: Day, Thomas, 1814-1893, Mormons
Cover title.In gray printed wrapper. Title within a lined border
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church, Mormons, Polygamy
Title from beginning of text; bracketed portions entered in manuscript
Topic: Rodeback, James
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy
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Caption title
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
Text in double lined border; ornamental corners
Topic: Thomas, Charles John, 1832-1919
Vault Copy 1 with front yellow printed wrapper; copy 2 bound in grey printed wrappers
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Title from cover
Topic: Patent medicines
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Smith, Thomas W., 1838-1894; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
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Contains 34 numbered hymns; words only
Topics: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Hymns, English
Three copies
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Lea, Henry Charles, 1825-1909
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Dated by a letter from Henry Charles Lea to John Pennington, dated Nov. 2, 1863, in which he encloses copies of the tract
Topic: Polygamy