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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 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Another copy which seems to be the same printing has "To be had of Edmund C. Brand at the Office, 35 Jewin Street, City ... Printed by B. Briscoe ... "
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
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Wilson, Jeremiah M. (Jeremiah Morrow), 1828-1901; Springer, William M
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Excerpts of remarks by Jeremiah M. Wilson, March 1888 and exerpts from the report of Congressman Springer in the Spring of 1889
Topics: Mormons, Characters and characteristics
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Peet, V. S. (Volney S.)
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On verso: "Was andere von den Mormonen Zu sagen Haben". (Quotations from various people concerning Mormonism)
Topics: Polygamy, Mormons, Characters and characteristics
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Whitney, Orson F. (Orson Ferguson), 1855-1931, author
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December, 1883
Topic: Christmas poetry
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Publication date from McKinstry
Topics: Land tenure, Mormons, Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Richards, Willard, 1804-1854
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Richards was given exclusive rights to the lumber from North Cottonwood Kanyon, and states that no partnership exists with "A. L. Lamoreaux & Co."
Topic: Lumber trade
Back cover detached from a copy of John Taylor's Government of God, 1852. (See Vault M230 T215 1852)
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Dykes, G. Parker (George Parker), 1814-1888
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Caption title
Topic: Book of Mormon
At head of title: So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans X-17
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
On the verso: Articles of Faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church meetings
Signed: Wm. Paxman, President of the London Conference
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church meetings
Cover title
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
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 Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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In yellow printed wrappers
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Cover title
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Cover title
Topic: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857
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Published in two variant editions. The earlier edition was probably printed in New York on the Prophet press in 1844. The later edition in two printing variants was probably printed in Liverpool in 1846 or 1847. The verso of the title page has been reset. In this state, the final line of p.[3] reads: oppose you by all the means which I have in my power
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
At head of title: So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God, Romans X: 17
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church meetings
J. H. Ward's Gospel philosophy was published in 1884
Topic: Ward, J. H. (Joseph Harvey)
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Signed: Undertaker. Xmas, 1885
Topic: Polygamy
A reprint of the pamphlet Charles J. Strang printed in 1892 to which is added the Daily Northern Islander's account, June 20, 1856, of the "Murderous Assault" reprinted for readers of The Precept
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
"Come and see the real conditions of life in the famous Mormon cities..."
Topic: McKay, James Gunn
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Watson, Wingfield
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Dated: Burlington, Wis., July, 1913. Signed: Wingfield Watson
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Ornamental borders at head of the card; a vignette at the foot of the card
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twenty-first Ward (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Utah Compromise Club
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Caption title
Topic: Polygamy
Cover title. Title within an ornamental border
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Fotheringham, William, 1826-1913; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. South African Mission
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Signed: Wm. Fotheringham, Henry R. Dixon, John Talbot, M. Zyderlaan, Elders in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and special witnesses to the inhabitants of Cape Colony
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topics: Reynolds, George, 1842-1909, Polygamy, Mormon Church
Cover title: Deseret news extra containing a revelation on celestial marriage, a remarkable vision, two discources, delivered by President Brigham Young
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Polygamy
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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Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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Topic: Polygamy
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Ward, T. (Thomas), 1808-
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Caption title
Topics: Mormons, Baptism
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
Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Liverpool Conference (Liverpool, England), Mormon...
Caption title
Topics: Taylder, T. W. P, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Flake, C.J. Mormon bib.
Topics: Taylder, T. W. P, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Priesthood Committee; McKay, David O. (David Oman), 1873-1970
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Originally printed in the Improvement Era, May 1912, p. [655]-660
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
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Topics: Jones, William, of Bethesda, 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
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Caption title reads "Ailee Conroy"
Topic: Mormons
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Possibly compiled by Dan Jones
Topics: Jones, Thomas, Williams, David
Title from cover
Topic: Election law
Text in two columns, within an ornamental border
Published in January, 1844. Reviewed in Times and Seasons, March 15, 1844, p. 472
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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)
Signed: J. Haven. Mowbray, Nov. 29, 1855
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Cover title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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Signed: Andrew L. Lamoreaux, James H. Hart, Louis A. Bertrand, William Taylor; Saint Helier's, Jersey, January 2nd, 1854
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Council of the Seventy; Eldredge, Horace S. (Horace Sunderlin), 1816-1888
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Signed at end: "H.S. Eldredge, in behalf of the First Council of Seventies" and dated: "Salt Lake City, July 25th, 1888"
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood (Mormon Church)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. First Presidency; Taylor, John, 1808-1887
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Flake, C. J. Mormon bib.
Topics: Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Visions, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Watson, Wingfield; Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901; Roberts, B. H. (Brigham Henry), 1857-1933; Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
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Caption title
Topics: Strang, James Jesse, 1813-1856, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Presidents
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Salt Lake City (Utah)
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Signed: March 20th, 1877. Feramorz Little, Mayor. John T. Caine, City Recorder
Topics: Crime, Punishment
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
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"Passed Dec. 18th, 1877. Feramorz Little, Mayor, John T. Caine, City recorder."
Topic: Prostitution
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Signed: Feramorz Little, Mayor. John T. Caine, City Recorder
Topic: House sparrow
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Signed: "March 20th, 1878, Feramorz Little, Mayor, John T. Caine, City Recorder."--p. 6
Topic: Taxation
Cover title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites)
Second leaf blank
Topics: Woolley, John Wickersham, 1831-1928, Salt Lake Theatre
Caption title; text within a double lined border
Topics: Ward, Artemus, 1834-1867, Mormons
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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Form with blank spaces to be filled in by the body making application for recognition as a United Order
Topic: United orders (Mormon Church)
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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At head of title: "Territory of Utah. County of ss. Whereas, we the undersigned, being desirous of forming a corporation for purposes herinafter mentioned, do adopt the following."
Topic: United orders (Mormon Church)
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
On the verso: Catalogue of publications of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for sale at the Millennial Star Office
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Zion's Central Board of Trade
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Flake, C.J. Mormon bib
Topics: Zion's Central Board of Trade, Cooperative societies
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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First separate edition
"Application for membership": p. [3]
Topic: Utah. Militia
Early Utah and Church Ephemera
by Davis, J. (John), of Merthyr
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Caption title
Topic: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Signed: John T. Caine, Auditor of Public Accounts, Salt Lake City, Dec. 2, 1878
Topic: Finance, Public
Caption title
Topics: Church of Jesus Christ (Strangites), Baptism
Printed in green with the amount and printer in red. Signatures printed in red and manuscript in black
Printed in green with the amount and printer in red. Signatures printed in red and manuscript in black