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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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Signed: Brigham Young, G. S. L. City, Sep. 22, 1851
Topic: Utah -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918
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At head of title: [confidential.]
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
At head of title: No. 147
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference District
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Meeting held at Orson's assembly rooms, 23, New Road, Commercial Road, Whitechapel, England
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. London Conference District
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
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)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Signed: Feramorz Little, Mayor. John T. Caine, City Recorder
Topic: House sparrow
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 Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Dennis, R.D. Welsh Mormon writings
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gifts, Spiritual
"Extract from 'A revelation given to Joseph Smith, Jr., January 19th, 1841', ": p. 21-23
Topics: Galland, Isaac, 1790-1858, Land titles
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Hancock County (Ill.); Johnson, Aaron, 1806-1877, signer. sgn UPB; Cleveland, Henry A., signer. sgn
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Writ to bring George Slade before the Justice of the Peace at the complaint of Jacob Yates
Topics: Slade, George, Yates, Jacob
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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"Edward Martin, president; Patrick Lynch, secretary."
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Topic: Polygamy
Text within a blind stamped ornamental border
Topics: Reese, Enoch, 1813-, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twelfth Ward (Salt Lake City,...
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)
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Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881
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Topics: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Book of Mormon
Engraved bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topics: Taylder, T. W. P, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888; Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857. Voice of warning
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English title: A voice of truth
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah. Militia; Webber, Thomas George, 1836-
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At head of title: Headquarters, 2d Brigade, 1st Div., Salt Lake City, Utah, October 14th, 1868
Topic: Utah. Militia
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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In wrapper
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Text within a double lined border
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Courtesy, Mormon Church
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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"Edward Martin, President; John G. Lynch, Secretary."
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Dated: Salt Lake City, March 10th, 1868
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Whiteley, James; Savage, Walter; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Articles of Faith
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Signed at end: James Whiteley, Walter Savage
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Double line rules top and bottom
Topic: Watson, Robert
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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 Sheen, John K
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Cover title
Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dundee Conference; Ferguson, Andrew, 1818-1888; Mair, James, 1831 or 1832-
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib. 2nd ed.
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dundee Conference
Caption title
Topics: Jones, William, of Bethesda, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Young, Joseph W. (Joseph Watson), 1829-1873
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Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Millard Stake Academy (Hinckley, Utah)
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At head of title: "Holiness to the Lord."
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Cover title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856; Corey, Martha Jane, 1821-1881
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Printed in brown ink
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fifteenth Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Orson, 1811-1881
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Translation of: Remarkable visions
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
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)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Dykes, G. Parker (George Parker), 1814-1888; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Articles of faith. German. 1851
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Title in English: Articles of faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Brown, Thomas D. (Thomas Dunlop), 1807-1874; Cunningham, W
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Signed: Thomas Dunlop Brown. Liverpool, December 16, 1848
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution
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"Incorporated December 1st, 1870."
Topic: Zion's Co-operative Mercantile Institution
Printed in green with the amount and printer in red. Signatures printed in red and manuscript in black
Third Danish edition
Topic: Bible
Title from beginning of text; bracketed portions entered in manuscript
Topic: Taxation
On the verso of the card is the program for the night
Topic: Women
Bank note
Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Morgan Commercial College and Normal School (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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Cover title
Topic: Business education
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Letter dated Salt Lake City, May 24th, 1878
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Engravings. Left: statue of a woman. Right: eagle
Topic: Bank notes
Same as the original, with addition of "Anti" and "ing Co." to bank. Cash and Pres. blocked out and signed by Williams and Whitney in place of Smith and Rigdon
Yellow foolscap
Topic: Local elections
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Peoples Party (Utah)
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List of candidates surrounded on two sides by Deseret alphabet characters
Topic: Local elections
Engraved bank note
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Topics: Bank notes, Mormon money
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
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church Association of the Salt Lake Stake of Zion
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Printed on tan paper
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Title within border
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. General Tithing Office; Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
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Signed: Brigham Young, Trustee in Trust for the C. of J. C. of L.D.S. General Tithing Office, G. S. L. City, U. T. November 23, 1859
Topic: Tithes
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933; United States. Congress. House. Special Committee on Case of Brigham H. Roberts
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A reprint of pages 173-239 of the Special Committee to Investigate the Eligibility of Brigham H. Roberts, of Utah, to a seat in the House of Representatives's Election case of Brigham H. Roberts of Utah, with p. 173 reset, and an added half title
Topics: Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933, United States. Congress. House
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by Schroeder, Theodore, 1864-1953
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Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, Church and state
Signed: Dundee, Oct. 31, 1849
Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Church
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
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Signed: George Q. Cannon
Topic: Juvenile instructor
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib
Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Without covers
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Originally published under title: Was Joseph Smith sent of God, in the Latter-Day Saints' Millennial star, v.10, 1848: August 15, p. 247-251; Sept.1, p.[257]-260; Sept.15, p. [273]-278; Oct.1, p. [289]-293
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
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Caption title reads "Ailee Conroy"
Topic: Mormons
"Published by authority: (1000 copies ordered to be printed.)"
Topics: United States, Constitutions
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
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Program held at the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 24, 1876 commemorating the thirtieth year of the arrival of the first Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1846
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon pioneers, Pioneer Day (Mormon history)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency
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At head of title: Salt Lake City, June 1, 1893
Topics: Hammond, Francis Asbury, 1822-1900, Decker, James B, Deseret Sunday School Union, Church of Jesus...
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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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)