Bound manuscripts collection, 1839-1950 PDF
- Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
- Bound manuscripts collection
- 1839-1950 (inclusive)18391950
- 119 bound manuscripts
- Collection Number
- USU_COLL MSS 238
- This collection consists of over one-hundred bound manuscripts which cover a wide array of historical topics.
- Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections & Archives
Utah State University
- Access Restrictions
Open to public research.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
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This collection consists of over one-hundred bound manuscripts which cover a wide array of historical topics. Some examples of the material in this collection include: Hyrum, Utah, Justice of the Peace Docket, 1888-1897 (Bd Ms 2), Logan Cooperative Mercantile Institution, Minutes of the Board of Directors, 1869-1871 (Bd Ms 8), Eccles Lumber Company Ledger, 1887-1888 (Bd Ms 30), James J. Chandler diary, 1882-1910 (Bd Ms 74), Ariah C. Brower Letters (Bd Ms 71), and the diary of Amelia T. Cannon, 1892 (Bd Ms 113).
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|Bd Ms 1: Deseret Currency Association. Journal
Records of Deseret Currency and private LDS money transactions, Salt Lake City.
|Bd Ms 2: Hyrum, Utah. Justice of the Peace. Docket
Boxed MS. Court records of misdemeanor arrests and convictions.
|Bd Ms 3: Thatcher and Sons. Journal
Day-book of transactions of Thatcher Mill
|1879 January 1 - 1888 July 31|
|Bd Ms 4: The Family Record and Genealogy of Edward Taylor. Genealogies and bibliographical sketches, largely from England and Salt Lake City|
|Bd Ms 5: Brangham, William, 1839-1923. Scrapbook
clippings, broadsides, holograph notes
|Bd Ms 6: Franklin, Idaho. Tithing Office. Ledger
General tithing accounts for each head of family in town. Summary of returns from General Tithing Office in Salt Lake City
|Bd Ms 7: Street, John S. Notarial Acknowledgements
Ledger of notarized documents from Park City and Summit County. Deals largely with mining claims and deeds. Also contains miscellaneous notes, including treatment for diphtheria
|Bd Ms 8: Logan Cooperative Mercantile Institution. Minutes
of the Board of Directors
MS leaves not numbered
|Bd Ms 9: Thatcher Orchestra. Minutes
Minutes of members of orchestra for Thatcher Opera House
|Bd Ms 10: Utah. State Capitol Commission. Minutes
Minutes of board charged with design and oversight of construction of State Capitol. Copy belonged to John Henry Smith
|Bd Ms 11: Sumpter Valley Railroad Company. Stock Register||1891-1910|
|Bd Ms 12: Nauvoo Legion. Invitation of Grand Military Pic Nic
Logan, Utah. Invitation to Geo. W. Thatcher & Ladies. Lists names of committees of organization
|1870 April 15|
|Bd Ms 13: Everton, Marion. History of the Building of the Logan Temple. Serialized history of the Logan Temple compiled by Joseph Hall, Samuel Roskelley, and Everton. Serialized 1933 to 1937 in Herald Journal|
|Bd Ms 14: Provo Bench Irrigation District. Minutes of the
Board of Directors
Contains name index.
|Bd Ms 15: Walters, Daniel Leigh, 1843-1917. History|
|Bd Ms 16: Logan City Light and Power. Single volume financial
ledger of Logan City Light and Electric Plant
Records consist of disbursements from 1908-1910, and deposit records from 1909-1913
|Bd Ms 17: Mendon Co-Op.
Minutes of meetings of share holders and board of directors. Later turned into a scrapbook with newspaper clippings on pages 184-206 and 2-11.
|1869 March 10 - 1891 January 26|
|Bd Ms 18: Peoples Mercantile Company, Richmond, Utah. Creamery ledger||1897-1898|
|Bd Ms 19: Consolidated Wagon & Machine Company. Letter book, Preston, Idaho Office||1906 October 13 - 1907 December 13|
|Bd Ms 20: Knowles, Samson. Journal (missionary)
Southern English mission
|1901 August 22 - 1902 December 25|
|Bd Ms 21: Clarkston, Utah. Poundkeeper's Record
Broken record of estrays in precinct
|Bd Ms 22: Shaw, Charles C. Justice's Court Minutes, Hyrum,
|Bd Ms 23: Goodwin, Charles Clifford, 1840-1927. Minutes, U.S.
Commissioner's Court, Logan, Utah
Minutes of the Commissioner's Court
|Bd Ms 24: Deseret Dramatic Association. Ledger
|Bd Ms 25: Oregon Lumber Company (Ogden, Utah) Stock ledger.
Stock ledger from the Oregon Lumber Company. The Company was headquartered in Ogden, Utah and David Eccles was the principal owner.
|Bd Ms 26: Oregon Lumber Company (Ogden, Utah) Stock journal
Contains a listing of those owning stock in the Oregon Lumber Company
|Bd Ms 27: Anderson and Sons Company (Logan, Utah) Journal
Day journal of the lumber companies operation
|Bd Ms 28: Anderson Lumber Company. Journal
The journal contains accounts from the Trenton, Wellsville, United Order, and Anderson Company branches. Holograph ledger
|Bd Ms 29: Anderson Lumber Company Yard journal
This volume contains the yard records of : Logan, Wellsville, Trenton, Downey, Bancroft, Preston, Dayton, Main St. Grace, Smithfield, Lewiston, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot. Holograph ledger.
|Bd Ms 30: Eccles Lumber Company Ledger.
Journal D of the Eccles Lumber Company. The last two pages contain receipts from the Hood River Oregon Lumber Company.
|Bd Ms 31: Eccles Lumber Company. Articles of incorporation
and annual reports.
Handwritten record of the incorporation of the company and a record of annual stockholder meetings. Also contains some financial data. Holograph ledger.
|Bd Ms 32: Oluff Peterson. Missionary Diary.
|1902 June 7 - 1906 August 17|
|Bd Ms 33: District Courts of Utah Ledger, for Carbon, Duchesne, Emery Grand, Millard, Salt Lake, Sanpete, Utah, and Wayne Counties.||1910 January - 1920 June|
|Bd Ms 34: U.S. Post office Dept. Mendon, Utah. Cash book of
the domestic money order office at Mendon, Utah.
Mathew A. Forster, Postmaster Ledger.
|1911 April 1 - 1915 January 31|
|Bd Ms 35: U.S. Post office Dept. Mendon, Utah. Official
postmaster's account and record book. 4th class.
Mathew A. Forster
|1913 January 1 - 1915 December 31|
|Bd Ms 36: Thatcher Mill and Elevator Appraisal Co. Appraisal completed by the General Appraisal Company.
Includes photocopy of pictures of the mill as well as a blue print and map of the mill. Letters tipped in.
|1921 March 16|
|Bd Ms 37: Ketchum Coal Company.
|1915 December 18 - 1917 July 14|
|Bd Ms 38: Logan Third Precinct Voter Registration Record Ledger||1900-1902|
|Bd Ms 39: Ane Marie Jensen's Record of Temple Ordinances Performed||1908-1926|
|Bd Ms 40: Estate Settlement Ledger of William F. Rigby, Jr.||1907-1910|
|Bd Ms 41: John Matthews Account Ledger, of King, Utah (now known as Benson)||1915-1932|
|Bd Ms 42: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mound
Fort ward. Ward fast offering record
Fast offerings for 1908 tipped in
|Bd Ms 43: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mound
Fort ward. [Mound Fort ward, accounts and records]
Contains: Tithing depot charity account, poor fund and fast offering, ward receipts and disbursements, Weber Stake Academy, janitor.
|Bd Ms 44: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mound
Fort ward. [Mound Fort ward, non-tithing donations]
Contents: donations for Salt Lake Temple, 1882-1883; donations to the poor,1883-1885; general ward fund; defense fund; Incorporation fund; election fund.
|Bd Ms 45: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mound
Fort ward. Mound Fort ward tithing account
Also contains ward expenses, 1905-1908; collections for Ogden tabernacle and new organ, 1906; Weber Stake Academy, 1907-1908; janitorial expenses,1905-1908.
|Bd Ms 46: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
|Bd Ms 47: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Donations||1899-1900|
|Bd Ms 48: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mound
Fort ward. Mound Fort ward records
Contents: fast offerings, poor fund, ward purposes, janitor, tithing, Tabernacle fund, hall repair, Pioneer monument fund.
|Bd Ms 49: Ledger for orchard and insurance companies.
Combined single volume ledger includes records of pickers and products sold from an unknown orchard company from 1901-1911 and insurance policies sold by different insurance companies to Logan and other local Cache County businesses and individuals from 1899-1901.
|Bd Ms 50: West Side Telephone Company Stock Ledger||1912-1918|
|Bd Ms 51: Peoples' Telephone Company Stock Ledger
|Bd Ms 52: Republican Party of Cache County. Minutes of the
Republican central committee of Cache county.
|Bd Ms 53: Logan, Hyde Park, and Smithfield Canal Company.
Contains articles of incorporation and by-laws.
|Bd Ms 54: Logan, Hyde Park, and Smithfield Canal Company.
|Bd Ms 55: Logan and Richmond Irrigation Company. Minutes
Contains by-laws and financial records. By-laws of the Logan and Northern Irrigation Company in envelope. (Envelope is missing.)
|Bd Ms 56: Logan and Richmond Irrigation District. Minute
Contains by-laws. Letters and notices tipped in.
|Bd Ms 57: Record of Special Taxes. Utah District 2 Division. Deputy Collector A.A. Peterson.|
|Bd Ms 58: Booth, John Edge, 1847- Day Book
|Bd Ms 59: Booth, John Edge, 1847- Day Book
|Bd Ms 60: Booth, John Edge, 1847- Day Book
|Bd Ms 61: Booth, Alfred L. Checkbook, Booth and Brockbank, Attys., Provo, Utah||1927-1928|
|Bd Ms 62: Iowa and Utah Fruit Growing Association. Minutes
and by-laws. Minutes
Loose papers tipped in
|1891 June 3 - 1897 February 4|
|Bd Ms 63: Webster School Register. Two volume school register
of the Webster School in the 5th Ward of Logan, Utah, dating from
Kept by the school teacher, Armenia Parry.
|1892 September-1893 April and 1893 October-1894 April|
|Bd Ms 64: Provo Stateline Mining Co. Stockholders ledger.
USU Ms 41
|1914 February 2 - 1920 January 10|
|Bd Ms 65: Utah Lake Land, Water & Power Co. Minutes
of board of directors
Loose papers tipped in
|Bd Ms 66: Utah Lake land, Water & Power Co. Account book||1907-1909|
|Bd Ms 67: Utah Lake Land, Water & Power Co. Day book July 1, 1912-January 1, 1917. Also contains day book, Booth & Brockbank||1922-1941|
|Bd Ms 68: Utah Lake Land, Water & Power Co. Vouchers and checkbooks||1913-1914|
|Bd Ms 69: Intermountain Land & Trust Co. Vouchers and
|Bd Ms 70: Intermountain Land & Trust Co. Vouchers and
|Bd Ms 71: Brower, Ariah C. Letters.
Fourteen letters from A. C. Brower to his wives in Richmond, Utah while Mr. Brower was on an LDS Mission in Wisconsin
|1869 December 20 - 1970 March 25|
|Bd Ms 72: Milliner or Tailor Account book. Somewhere near
Mrs. J.C. Baxter, DeLuz, CA on inside cover
|Bd Ms 73: Bob Anderson, Bert Eliason, or Arthur Chester
Eliason. Account ledger.
Loose clippings tipped in
|Bd Ms 74: James J. Chandler Journal
(pg 1-219). Patriarchal blessings (pg 220-237).
|1882 April 19 - 1910 January 24|
|Bd Ms 75: River Heights Ward Record of Ward Funds
Includes record of individual donations, fast offering and welfare account, building and ground improvements, ward maintenance.
|Bd Ms 76: River Heights Ward Record of the Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Association||1931-1933|
|Bd Ms 77: Record of the organization of the city of
Smithfield under the charter of 1868 also of the city council meetings
(358 pgs). Holograph.
|Bd Ms 78: Record of Smithfield city council meetings||1883 October 10 - 1893 August 9|
|Bd Ms 79: Logan City Criminal Docket||1883 February 12 - 1892 February 23|
|Bd Ms 80: Revised Ordinances of Logan city
|Bd Ms 81: Record of Resolutions of Logan city council||1889-1906|
|Bd Ms 82: U.S. Commissioner Mark Fletcher Cache County Criminal Docket||1891-1892|
|Bd Ms 83: Ledger. Henry G. Hayball.
Thought to be a for a General Merchandise store in Logan, Utah
|1900 September 25 - 1902 January 3|
|Bd Ms 84: George Kirby Ledger. Hyde Park, Utah||1903|
|Bd Ms 85: John Garr Account Book.
Personal account book from Millville, Utah, including a promissory note to John T. Garr. Only first 5 pages used.
|1888 September 1 - 1901 April|
|Bd Ms 86: Inventory of Wilkinson and Sons.
Includes loose photo. Assumed to be a stationers shop in Logan, Utah.
|Bd Ms 87: Nibley Water Works Department Ledger.||1944-1945|
|Bd Ms 88: C. W. Hanson & Gust. Caras business ledger
|1919 February - 1921|
|Bd Ms 89: Consolidated Wagon and Machine Company letter-book. Preston, Idaho||1905 September - 1908 January|
|Bd Ms 90: Presumably Larson Bros. & Co. account book. Cache Junction||1920|
|Bd Ms 91: Walter Runnels. Account of his visit to the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Written in||1908|
|Bd Ms 92: Financial Ledger for unidentified Utah mining
Possibly in Salt Lake City or Park City area. 10 of the 152 pages used.
|Bd Ms 93: Price River Coal Mine record. Helper, Utah
Only 25 of 201 pages used.
|1918 January 10 - 1918 December 17|
|Bd Ms 94: Eccles Lumber Company Ledger. Ogden, Utah||1915 December 31 - 1921 September 24|
|Bd Ms 95: Business ledger from an unknown butcher shop or meat locker.||1885-1886; 1888-1890|
|Bd Ms 96: Echo Water System account ledger.||1934 August 28 - 1944 December 26|
|Bd Ms 97: The Guild Land and Livestock Co. record. Piedmont, Wyoming||1899 February 1 - 1921 December 31|
|Bd Ms 98: Guild Land and Livestock Co. ledger. Piedmont, Wyoming||1890 February 1 - 1922 January 1|
|Bd Ms 99: C. G. (Charles Guild) Cattle Ranch record. Piedmont, Wyoming||1892 February 1 - 1917 January 12|
|Bd Ms 100.: Cache County Farmer's Equity Ledger.
Record of common stock purchases in Cache County.
|Bd Ms 101.: Kowallis Implement & Hardware account
book. Logan, Utah (presumably)
|1922 January - 1940 April 3|
|Bd Ms 102: Deseret Irrigation Company. Single volume record of the minutes for meetings of the Deseret Irrigation Company||1913-1934|
|Bd Ms 103: Delivery record of wood, coal, milk, and oats from an unknown source||1909 February - September|
|Bd Ms 104: Cardon Jewelry Repair Records.
|1904 July 1 - 1906 January 5|
|Bd Ms 105: Works Progress Administration. WPA's Utah
Historical Records Survey Project. Logan, Utah
|1940 July 17 - September 27|
|Bd Ms 106: Unknown author, possibly a Brigham Young College student, created a miscellaneous account of information about Utah and Cache County including population elevation, elected officials, business addresses, train departures, etc.||1906-1911|
|Bd Ms 107: David Eccles Estate. Cash journal ledger. Ogden,
|Bd Ms 108: Pearls Collected from Church Works by James H. Martineau||1887|
|Bd Ms 109: Scrapbook. Single volume scrapbook of the early history of Cache Valley containing news clippings from Utah newspapers||1923-1938|
|Bd Ms 110: Minutes of the Preston Second Ward YLMIA||1909-1912|
|Bd Ms 111: Logan Fourteenth Ward YWMIA Record Ledgers (two volumes)||1947-1950|
|Bd Ms 112: Hoytsville Ward Fast Offerings Account Ledger||1885-1903|
|Bd Ms 113: Diary of Amelia T. Cannon||1892|
|Bd Ms 114: Logan Knitting Factory Board of Directors Meeting Minutes Ledger||1903-1930|
|Bd Ms 115: Preston LDS Second Ward Relief Society Minute Book||1902-1910|
|Bd Ms 116: Journal of George Barber||1861-1879|
|Bd Ms 117: A Historical Record of Mendon, 1857-1919 by Isaac Sorensen|
|Bd Ms 118: Journal of Ralph Smith||1879-1896|
|Bd Ms 119: Joseph S. Blair Civil War Diaries||1864-1865|
|Bd Ms 120: Ira King Hillman Account Book||1854-1865|
|Bd Ms 121: Oxford, Utah High Priest Quorum Record Book||1869 November 4 - 1886 January 10|
|Bd Ms 122: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Box Elder Stake||1895-181917|
|Bd Ms 123: Spring Creek Water Company Minutes||1902-2010|
|Bd Ms 124: C.E. Loose Corporation Ledgers
|Bd Ms 125: J.W. Guthrie Bank Ledger||1892-1893|
|Bd Ms 126: Charles H. Hart University of Deseret notebook||1886|