William C. Seifrit papers, 1848-1987  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Seifrit, William C.
William C. Seifrit papers
1848-1987 (inclusive)
12.25 linear feet
Collection Number
The William C. Seifrit papers (1848-1987) consist of research notes and writings by Seifrit. The bulk of the collection concerns the history of Utah, especially art and photographic history, documented by Seifrit on notecards and in notebooks. Information was taken mainly from early nineteenth century newspapers and magazines. Writings by Seifrit focus on Charles Henry Wilcken (1830-1915), a German deserter from Johnston's Army and friend of George Q. Cannon and Wilford Woodruff, as well as Wilcken's family.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: 801-581-8863
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Restrictions on Use

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Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: William C. Seifrit papers, ACCN 0735, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: ACCN 0735.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Charles W. Penrose Materials
1 2 History of Charles Henry Wilcken
1 3 History of Caroline Christine Eliza Reiche Wilcken
1 4 "Charles Henry Wilcken: An Undervalued Saint"
1 5 Charles Henry Wilcken Research
1 6 Obituaries
1 7 Working Materials
1 8 Sources and Notes
1 9 Charles Henry Wilcken Miscellaneous
1 10 "Stories from the Life of Charles Henry Wilcken" and "History of Caroline Wilcken"
1 11 Journal and Millennial Star Copies
2 Certificate 1959
3 Research, Notes, and Quotes 1848-1880
4 Research, Notes, and Quotes 1881-1885
5 Research, Notes, and Quotes 1886-1891
6 Research, Notes, and Quotes 1892-1896
7 Research, Notes, and Quotes 1897-1900
8 Notebooks 1848-1880
9 Notebooks 1881-1883
10 Notebooks 1884-1888
11 Notebooks 1889-1894
12 Notebooks 1895-1899
13 Notebooks and Miscellaneous 1900
14 Notecards, Academy-J. W. Clawson
15 Notecards, Willard Clawson-Easel
16 Notecards, B. H. Eastmond-E. V. Hansen
17 Notecards, Evelyn Harding-Alfred Lambourne
18 Notecards, Alfred Lambourne-George M. Ottinger
19 Notecards, George M. Ottinger-C. W. Symons
20 Notecards, Tabernacle-ZCMI
21 Notecards, Charles Roscoe Savage

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frontier and pioneer life--Utah
  • Mormon Church--Apostles--Diaries
  • Mormon Church--History--19th century
  • Mormon pioneers--Emigration
  • Utah Expedition, 1857-1858
  • Personal Names :
  • Penrose, Charles W. (Charles William), 1832-1925--Diaries
  • Wilcken, Caroline Christina Eliza
  • Wilcken, Charles Henry
  • Geographical Names :
  • Utah--History--Sources
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Articles
  • Biographies
  • Diaries