Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers, 1885-1997  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Morgan, Nicholas Groesbeck, 1884-1971
Title
Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers
Dates
1885-1997 (inclusive)
Quantity
37.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn1500
Summary
The Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers consist of archaeological and historical materials pertaining to Utah and United States. The bulk of this collection is devoted to notable Utah/Mormon personalities and figures as well as buildings, places, etc. that are held in historical reverence concerning pioneering and the Salt Lake area.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan was a Utah historian and author.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers consist of archaeological and historical materials pertaining to Utah and United States. The bulk of this collection is devoted to notable Utah/Mormon personalities and figures as well as buildings, places, etc. that are held in historical reverence concerning pioneering and the Salt Lake area. The scope of the collection is broad but also focuses on specific individuals such as; Wilford Woodruff, Erastus Snow, David O. McKay, Karl G. Maeser, Thomas L. Kane, and Daniel Jackling.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Nicholas Groesbeck Morgan papers, ACCN 1500, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 1500.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Archaeology: CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
New World Archaeological Foundation
1952-1957
1 2
New World Archaeological Foundation, news releases and newspaper clippings
1952-1953
1 3
New World Archaeological Foundation, Minutes
1955-1957
1 4
New World Archaeological Foundation, Field Reports
1957
1 5
New World Archaeological Foundation, Correspondence
1952-1957
1 6
John L. Sorenson, "Report of Archaeologiacl Reconnaissance."
1958
1 7
Correspondence
1921
1 8
Correspondence
1922
1 9
Correspondence
1923
1 10
Correspondence
1924
1 11
Correspondence
1940-1950
1 12
Miscellaneous Correspondence from Allen S. Tingey

History of Utah and the United States- Historical FiguresReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
Mervin S. Arch, DeVere Baker
2 2
Lowell L. Bennion
2 3
F. M. Bishop
2 4
W. H. Boyle
2 5
Jim Bridger
2 6
James Brown
2 7
R.S. Collett
2 8
George Crowther
2 9
Bernard DeVoto
2 10
Howard W. Driggs
2 11
Frederick E. Eldredge
2 12
Ruth May Fox
2 13
Heber J. Grant
2 14
William H. Groves
2 15
Issac C. haight, Heber Q. Hale
2 16
"Wild Bill" Hickok, Howard Hughes
2 17
Milton R. Hunter, Orson Hyde
2 18
Hans Jensen
2 19
Harold H. Jensen
2 20
Joseph Keddington
2 21
James M. Kirkham
3 1
Karl G. Maeser
3 2
Wilson McCarthy
3 3
David O. McKay- Correspondence
1952-1965
3 4
David O. McKay- Tributes and Souvenir Booklets
3 5
David O. McKay- Newspaper Clippings
1964; 1970
3 6
David O. Mckay- Miscellaneous
3 7
Albert E. Miller
3 8
Dennis Murphy
3 9
John R. Park
3 10
John Weseley Powell
3 11
Ivy Baker Priest
3 12
Ben E. Rich
3 13
Franklin D. Richards
3 14
B. H. Roberts
3 15
Carl Sandberg
3 16
James Palmer Sharp
3 17
George A. Smith
3 18
John Henry Smith
4 1
Joseph Smith- Correspondence
1847-1924; 1953; 1957
4 2
Joseph Smith, Beliefs and Biographical Information
4 3
Joseph Smith- Miscellaneous
4 4
Eliza R. Snow- Correspondence
4 5
Eliza R. Snow- Biographical Information
4 6
Eliza R. Snow- Pioneer Journal
4 7
Eliza R. Snow- Statue
4 8
Eliza R. Snow- Miscellaneous
4 9
Lorenzo Snow- "Impressions of President Lorenzo Snow" (Statement of Assets and Liabilities Included)
4 10
Lorenzo Snow- "Incidents in the Life of Lorenzo Snow"
4 11
Lorenzo Snow- Scrapbook Pages
4 12
Lorenzo Snow- Miscellaneous
4 13
Orson Spencer
5 1
Mrs. John Taylor, Mark Thomas, Leo Tolstoi, Mark Twain
5 2
Douglas Wood
5 3
Oscar Van Cott
5 4
Political Figures- Dwight D. Eisenhower: Inaugural Information
5 5
Political Figures- Utah Governors: George D. Clyde and George H Dern
5 6
Political Figures- Utah Governors: J. Bracken Lee, Correspondence
1950-1966
5 7
Political Figures- Utah Governors: J. Bracken Lee, Miscellaneous
5 8
Political Figures- Utah Governors: Calvin Rampton
5 9
Political Figures- Utah Governors: William Spry
5 10
Political Figures- Utah Governors: 1850-1929 Roster
1850-1929

History of Utah and the United States- Subject FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
6 1
Adam-Onid-Ahman
6 2
Airplanes (INcludes information on Charles Lindbergh and the Wright Brothers)
6 3
Beehive House Information Booklet
6 4
Boy Scouts of America
6 5
Chase Mill Information Booklet
6 6
Lycurgus Statue
6 7
Map Index to Salt Lake City in the 1800s
6 8
Massassoit Statue
6 9
Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)- Publications on Mormon History, Beliefs and Influence
6 10
Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6 11
Nauvoo
6 12
"A Mysterious Preacher"
6 13
Old Cove Fort
6 14
Pacific Telegraph Company
6 15
"Paul Revere's Ride"
7 1
Pioneer Memorial Theatre
7 2
Pioneer Trail State Park
7 3
Pony Express
7 4
San Luis Valley, Colorado
7 5
Seventies Council Hall (Seventies Hall of Science)
7 6
Sons of Utah Pioneers
7 7
This is the Place Monument
7 8
United Order
7 9
Utah Pioneer Jubilee Program
1897
7 10
Utah State Historical Society

ScrapbooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
8
Scrapbooks
This box consists of three volumes.
1940s-1950
9
Scrapbooks
This box consists of two volumes.
10
Scrapbook- Contains Articles on Early Utah History
11
Scrapbook
1920s-1960s

History of Utah and the United States- Historical FiguresReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
12 1
Redick N. Allred
12 2
Wiley Payne Allred
12 3
Ellis Conway Ashton
12 4
John Ashton, Marvin O. Ashton, Phyllis Ashton, Wendell Ashton
12 5
Ezra Taft Benson
12 6
Ralph V. Chamberlain, D.H. Christensen
12 7
J. Reuben Clark
12 8
Rudager Clawson, William Clayton
12 9
Mary Jane Dilworth, Hazen Eardley
12 10
Martin Harris, John F. Heidenreich, Bryant S. Hinckley
12 11-15
Daniel C. Jackling- Correspondence
1949-1953
13 1
Daniel C. Jackling- Correspondence
1954
13 2
Daniel C. Jackling- Correspondence
1955
13 3
Daniel C. Jackling- Correspondence, Undated
13 4
Daniel C. Jackling- Statue Unveiling Ceremonies, Acceptance Letters for Attendance to the Ceremonies
13 5
Daniel C. Jackling- Statue Unveiling Ceremonies, Thank-You Letters
13 6
Daniel C. Jackling- Statue Unveiling Ceremonies, Miscellaneous
13 7
Ariel Morgan and Hazel Norr Jorgensen
13 8
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1955, 1957
13 9
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1958
13 10
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1959
13 11
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1960-1961
13 12
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1962, 1964
13 13
Thomas L. Kane- Correspondence
1965-1966; 1971
13 14
Thomas L. Kane- Biographical Sketches
13 15
Thomas L. Kane- Statue Unveiling Ceremonies
13 16
Thomas L. Kane- Elisha Kent Kane
13 17
Thomas L. Kane- Draft and Reprint of "Thomas L. Kane, Ambassador to the Mormons," by Albert L. Zobell Jr.
13 18-19
Thomas L. Kane- Draft and Copy of "A Sentinal in the East," by Albert L. Zobell Jr., Together with a Lecture, "The Mormons," by Thomas L. Kane and a Lecture, "The Mormons Move West," by Nicholas G. Morgan Sr.
13 20
Thomas L. Kane- Micellaneous Notes
14 1
Richard R. Lyman- Correspondence
14 2
Richard R. Lyman- Family History
14 3
Richard R. Lyman- Death of Amy Brown Lyman
14 4
Richard R. Lyman- Articles
14 5
Richard R. Lyman- Seven Modern Wonders of the United States; 1955 Salt Lake City Address Book
14 6
Karl G. Maeser- Correspondence
1938; 1950s
14 7
David O. McKay
14 8
Henry W. Miller and Fanny Gunn; John Nebeker, Samuel Newhose, Addison Pratt
14 9
Harry Pratt- Correspondence
1951-1953
14 10
Harry Pratt- Correspondence
1954-1956
14 11
Harry Pratt- Correspondence, Miscellaneous
14 12
Harry Pratt- Miscellaneous
14 13
Presidents of the United States- Inaugural and Special Occasion Correspondence and Programs
14 14
B.H. Roberts, LeRoy J. Robertson, Samuel Russell
14 15
George Albert Smith
14 16
Joseph Smith Jr., Joseph F. Smith, Joseph Fielding Smith, Eliza R. Snow, Erastus Snow
15 1
Brigham Young University
15 2
Ensign Peak, Gardo, 1954 Golden Spike Ceremony
15 3
Indians
15 4
Abraham Lincoln Statue- Correspondence
1951-1958
15 5
Abraham Lincoln Statue- "The Significane of the Lincoln-Douglas Joint Dehbates in American History" and "Two Judges of Ottawa," by Wanye C. Townley
15 6
Abraham Lincoln Statue- Miscellaneous
15 7
Mormons: Book of Mormon
15 8
Mormons: Deseret Sunday School
15 9
Mormons: Early Church papers
1800s
15 10
Mormons: "Fulfillment of a Remarkable Prophecy," Hymn: "Praise to the Man." Kirtland Temple Suit, meeting rules
15 11
Mormons: Minutes of High Council
1847-1848
15 12
Mormons: Mormon Battalion
15 13
Mormons: Mountain Meadows Massacre

Subject FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
16 1
Mormons-Pioneers: "The Handcart Expedition Camp,""The Mormon Entry INto the Valley of jordan," Construction of the City Wall
16 2
Mormons-Pioneers:The Old Fort, Correspondence
1995, 1967
16 3
Mormons-Pioneers:The Old Fort, The Provisional State of Deseretand the Old Fort
16 4
Mormons-Pioneers: The Old Fort, History and Descriptions
16 5
Mormons-Pioneers: The Old Fort, Miscellaneous
16 6
Mormons-Pioneers: The Pioneer , vol. 5 nos.5-6
16 7
Mormons-Pioneers: Pioneer Boweries
16 8
Mormons-Pioneers: Pioneer Journal Entries
1847
16 9
Mormons-Printing Plate of the Church's Organization
16 10
Mormons-Welfare Program
16 11
Old City Hall-Correspondence
16 12
Old City Hall-"Utah's Historical Territorial Capitol and City Hall"
16 13
Old City Hall-Auction of the City Commission on the Old City Hall and Pioneer Square
1960
16 14
Old City Hall-Newspaper Articles
16 15
Old City Hall-Miscellaneous
16 16
Salt Lake City and County Building
16 17
Salt Lake Temple-Minutes
1953
16 18
Salt Lake Temple-Information on the Cornerstone, Architect and Temples in General
16 19
Salt Lake Temple-Typed Copies of Newsclippings
17 1
Salt Lake Theatre-Programs
1800s-1900s
17 2
Salt Lake Theatre-Scrapbook of Protraits and Programs
17 3
Salt Lake Theatre-Programs from Other Theatres
17 4
Salt Lake Theatre-Symphony and Opera Programs
17 5
Salt Lake Theatre-Tickets
17 6
Salt Lake Theatre-Announcements
17 7
Salt Lake Theatre-Newspaper Articles
17 8
Salt Lake Theatre-Micellaneous
17 9
Utah Heritage Foundation and Historical Sites
17 10
University of Deseret
17 11
University of Utah
17 12
Photograph Copies

Biographical and Public DocumentsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
18 1
Biographical Documents (p.1-107)
18 2
Biographical Documents (p. 108-204)
18 3
Public Speeches
1937-1943
18 4
Degrees, Awards and Clippings

Correspondence and Public Works DocumentsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
19 1
Correspondence
1937-1966
19 2
Statues and Contributions (p.1-65)
19 3
Statues and Contributions (p. 66-140)
19 4
John H. Morgan Biography and Tribute
1997
19 5
Miscellaneous
20 1
Correspondence between Daniel C. Jackling and N.G. Morgan
1952-1956
20 2
Correspondence on D.C. Jackling Statue Unveiling
1952-1954
20 3
Daniel C. Jackling Statue Letters from Mr.Jackling to N.G. Morgan Sr.
1952-1955
20 4
Correspondence and Proceedings of the Dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Statue
1952-1955

Manuscripts and Printed MaterialReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
21 1-2
"Thomas Kane" Manuscript
21 3
"Morgans in America"
21 4
Ye Domesday Book
1910
21 5
Pamphlets

ScrapbooksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
22
Scrapbooks
23
Scrapbooks
24
Scrapbooks
25
Scrapbooks

Correspondence and Printed MaterialReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
26
Correspondence
This correspondence is between Nicholas and Ethel Tate Morgan.
1907-1909
Folder
27 1-3
Correspondence
1907-1911
27 4
Correspondence and Pamphlets
This folder contains the official program for Charles Lindbergh's reception in Salt Lake City, in 1927
1907-1927
27 5
California Gold and related documents

Family and Life RecordsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
28 1-2
Family papers
28 3-4
Nicholas and Ethel "Life Records"
28 5
Mormon Battalion Documents
1956-1958
28 6
Alex Summers Correspondence
1951-1979
28 7
Guest Book

Contributions and Public WorksReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
29 1-2
Contributions
29 3
List of Periodicals Received from Nicholas G. Morgan, April 1, 1957
1968
29 4
"The Lincoln Plate" Documents and Correspondence
1965
29 5
Wasatch Ward
1917-1936
29 6
Miscellaneous Documents

Oversize MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
30
Scrapbook
1930s
31
Scrapbook and Map
1918-1954
tube
32
Civil War Map Replicas

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mormon Church--History
  • Mormon pioneers--Emigration
  • Mormons--Biography
  • Personal Names :
  • Jackling, Daniel Cowan, 1869-1956
  • Kane, Thomas Leiper, 1822-1883
  • Lyman, Richard Roswell, 1870-1963
  • McKay, David Oman, 1873-1970
  • Smith, Eliza Roxey Snow, 1804-1887
  • Snow, Lorenzo, 1814-1901
  • Corporate Names :
  • New World Archaeological Foundation
  • Old City Hall (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Salt Lake Temple
  • Salt Lake Theatre (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--History
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Biographies
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence
  • Memorabilia
  • Scrapbooks
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Book of Mormon--Antiquities