- Reed, George W., 1833-1909
- George W. Reed papers
- 1874-1899 (inclusive)18741899
- 1 box, (.4 linear ft.)
- Collection Number
- USU_COLL MSS 115
- Mostly correspondence and memorabilia, including invitations, theater programs, and travel related items. Some of the correspondence is to George W. Reed, Jr. and some to George W. Reed, Sr. Also includes newspaper clippings of officers of wards and stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 1885.
- 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
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
A pioneer in Utah journalism, George W. Reed was born in London, England, on April 7, 1833. He emigrated to Utah in 1862 and became manager of the Deseret News, a position he held until 1871 when he founded the Salt Lake Tribune. In 1882, after a decade at the Tribune, Reed sold his interest in the paper to P. H. Lannan. He married Elizabeth Tuddenham in 1866 and passed away December 1, 1909.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Mostly correspondence and memorabilia, including invitations, theater programs, and travel related items. Some of the correspondence is to George W. Reed, Jr. and some to George W. Reed, Sr. Also includes newspaper clippings of officers of wards and stakes of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 1885.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.
Permission to publish material from the George W. Reed papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.
George W. Reed papers, 1874-1899. (COLL MSS 115). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Arranged by correspondent and correspondent.
The materials in this collection were donated to USU Special Collections in 1971 by the grandchildren of George W. Reed, Sr.: Edith Myers, Mr. George Reed Myers, Philip Reed Myers, G. Irving Reed, and Lucille Reed Naughton.
Enoch's Advocate - June 6, 1874 (cataloged individually)
The Olive Branch, v. 1 no. 1, January 1885 (cataloged individually)
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1||George W. Reed Jr. To George W. Reed Sr.||1890-1891|
|1||2||John F. Reed to George W. Reed, Sr.||1884|
|1||3||Heber M. Wells to George W. Reed, Sr.||1889|
|1||4||F.W. Blake to George W. Reed, Sr.||1906|
|1||5||Thomas O. King to George W. Reed, Sr.||1886 and 1888|
|1||6||George F. Prescott to George W. Reed Sr.||1885 and 1888|
|1||7||W.N. Taylor to George W. Reed, Sr.||1884-85|
|1||8||Alice Dangerfield to George W. Reed Sr.||1889?|
|1||9||Miscellaneous letters to George W. Reed Sr.||1886-1908 (not inclusive)|
|1||10||Alice Dangerfield to George W. Reed Jr|
|1||11||Arthur Reed to Gcorge W. Reed Jr.||1889|
|1||12||J. William Reed to George W. Reed Jr.||1889|
|1||13||A. Hollander to George W. Reed Jr.||1889|
|1||14||Florence E. Young to George W. Reed Jr.||1889|
|1||16||Invitation, Apostle and Mrs. John Taylor to the Misses Reed||October 17, 1901|
|1||17||Invitations to events at the Brigham Young College
of Logan, Utah
This folder includes a photograph of the East Building circa 1889 that shows the Hezekiah Thatcher home in the background.
|1||19||Travel Pamphlets, Time tables etc
|1||20||Newspaper clippings - includes officers of Wards and Stakes||1885|
|1||21||Clothing Patterns||Circa 1885|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- United orders (Mormon Church)
- Reed, George W., Jr. (contributor)
- Reed, George W., 1833-1909--Correspondence.
- Reed, George W., Jr.--Correspondence.
- Salt Lake Theatre.