Mormon Battalion Monument Commission Scrapbook and Newspaper Clippings
Some records may not be available for research from June 1-11, 2015 due to equipment upgrades. Please consider visiting beforehand or contacting the Research Center for more information.
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This series contains individual newspaper clippings related to both the history of the Mormon Battalion and the efforts of various groups to memorialize them in the form of the Mormon Battalion Monument constructed on Utah's Capital Hill as well as a bound scrapbook compiled by Julia Farnsworth of the Daughters of the Mormon Battalion. This scrapbook provides a unique and extremely useful chronological record of efforts made to ensure the construction of the monument, as well as historical reviews of the Mormon Battalion and statements of its importance.
Alphabetical by subject, thereunder chronological by date.
Undated materials were kept in their original order and filed at the beginning of subjects.
Correspondence from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 1141, is the correspondence of the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission.
Administrative records from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 1155, contain information on the administration of the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission as well photographs related to the project.
Design competition artwork from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 10891, offers an early vision of the monument presented in an award winning watercolor painting.
Monument blueprints from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 19998, provide schematic information of the monument.
Daughters of the Mormon Battalion records from the Mormon Battalion Monument Commission, Series 25155, include additional documents related to planning and constructing the monument.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by James Kichas in July 2003.
- Mormon Battalion Monument (Salt Lake City, Utah)
|1||1||Millennial Star History of the Mormon Battalion, 1855|
|1||2||Newspaper Clippings, undated|
|1||3||Newspaper Clippings, 1915-1925|
|2||2||Photo Collage, 1927|