Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 1155

Mormon Battalion Monument Commission Administrative records

Dates: 1909-1932.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

The Mormon Battalion Monument Commission was established in 1915 with the express purpose of coordinating the effort to memorialize Utah's Mormon Battalion which had served as a source of pride for many in the state. This series contains correspondence, commission minutes, donation information, reports, programs, publications and speeches all related to the planning, financing and construction. Documents in this series provide evidence that the commission carefully planned all phases of the monument construction and that many people were willing to donate money to ensure that the monument was completed. Some of the documents also provide a history of members of the Mormon Battalion via brief biographical sketches sent to the commission from Battalion member's descendants.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject, thereunder chronological by date.

Related Records

Correspondence from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 1141, is the correspondence of the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission.

Design competition artwork from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 10891, provides an early design of the monument as presented in an award winning water color painting from a competition held in 1921.

Monument blueprints from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 19998, provide the schematic designs for the monument.

Daughters of the Mormon Battalion records from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 25155, provide additional documents related to planning and constructing the monument.

Scrapbook and Newspaper Clippings from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 25156, document press reaction to both the Mormon Battalion and the monument created in their honor.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was microfilmed in 2004 and the hard copy retained. The series was processed by James Kichas in July 2003.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 1 Agreements Made By the Commission, 1921
1 1 2 Bank Statements, 1925-1927
1 1 3 Contributor Lists - Miscellaneous Donors, undated
1 1 4 Contributor Lists - Miscellaneous Donors, undated
1 1 5 Contributor Lists - Miscellaneous Donors, 1919-1920
1 1 6 Contributor Lists - Out of State Donors, undated
1 1 7 Contributor Lists - Salt Lake County Donors, undated
1 1 8 Contributor Lists - Utah Counties - Cache to Morgan County Donors, undated
1 1 9 Contributor Lists - Utah Counties - Sanpete to Wayne County Donors, undated
1 1 10 Histories of Mormon Battalion Members, undated, 1909
1 1 11 Minutes of the Commission, 1915-1919
1 1 12 Minutes of the Commission, 1920-1921
1 1 13 Payment and Donation Invoices, 1921-1926
1 2 1 Photographs, undated
1 2 2 Receipt and Payment Ledgers, undated
1 2 3 Receipt and Payment Ledgers, undated
1 2 4 Receipt and Payment Ledgers, undated
2 3 1 Receipt and Payment Ledgers, undated
2 2 5 Reports to the Legislature, 1919-1927
2 2 6 Programs for Events, 1920-1927
2 2 7 Published Histories, undated
2 2 8 Speeches, undated, 1909-1932
2 2 9 Vouchers, 1920-1925