Utah Territorial Penitentiary stone contract, 1858  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hales, Stephen
Title
Utah Territorial Penitentiary stone contract
Dates
1858 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 folder, (0.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
MS 0345
Summary
The Utah Territorial Penitentiary stone contract (1858) consists of a detailed estimate by Stephen Hales and Alexander Gillispie, contractors, for completing the stone coping on the penitentiary wall.
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

The Utah Territorial Penitentiary was constructed in late 1854 and occupancy began in 1855. A site was chosen southeast of Salt Lake City--the present day location of Sugar House Park.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah Territorial Penitentiary stone contract (1858) consists of a detailed estimate by Stephen Hales and Alexander Gillispie, contractors, for completing the stone coping on the penitentiary wall. The document includes a sketch of the plan, price lists, a list of necessary work, measurements, and a detailed description of the project.

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

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

Processed by Della Dye and Nancy Coulam in 1983.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Prisons--Design and construction
  • Stone walls--Utah

Corporate Names

  • Utah. Territorial Penitentiary

Form or Genre Terms

  • Contracts