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; one issue of the Enoch's advocate (6 June 1874, no. 5), with criticisms of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints United Order; and one issue of the Olive
branch (v.1, no. 10, January 1885; pub. by James Dave & Co.) on the Morrisites.
Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Manuscript Collection
Merrill-Cazier Library Utah State University 3000 Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322-3000 Phone: 435 797-1663 Fax: 435 797-2880 Email: email@example.com
Collection materials are in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant,
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.
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; one issue of the Enoch's
advocate (6 June 1874, no. 5), with criticisms of the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints United Order; and one issue of the Olive branch (v.1, no. 10, January
1885; pub. by James Dave & Co.) on the Morrisites.
Use of the Collection
Restrictions on Access : Restrictions
Open to public research.
Restrictions on Use : Copyright
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
George W. Reed papers, 1874-1899. (COLL MSS 115). Utah State University. Special
Collections and Archives Department.
Arranged by correspondent and correspondent.
Acquisition Information :
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.
Detailed Description of the Collection
George W. Reed Jr. To George W. Reed Sr.
John F. Reed to George W. Reed, Sr.
Heber M. Wells to George W. Reed, Sr.
F.W. Blake to George W. Reed, Sr.
Thomas O. King to George W. Reed, Sr.
1886 and 1888
George F. Prescott to George W. Reed Sr.
1885 and 1888
W.N. Taylor to George W. Reed, Sr.
Alice Dangerfield to George W. Reed Sr.
Miscellaneous letters to George W. Reed Sr.
1886-1908 (not inclusive)
Alice Dangerfield to George W. Reed Jr
Arthur Reed to Gcorge W. Reed Jr.
J. William Reed to George W. Reed Jr.
A. Hollander to George W. Reed Jr.
Florence E. Young to George W. Reed Jr.
Invitation, Apostle and Mrs. John Taylor to the
October 17, 1901
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.
The Baldwin Theater (San Francisco), April 13, 1896
California Opera and Theatre 1890?
Bella Union Theatre, San Francisco, "A Midnight Yell" April 9, 1888
Salt Lake Theatre, 1900-01 season
Salt Lake Theatre, 1927
Salt Lake Dramatic Association, April 24, 1893.
Booklet showing the "exact diagram of the Seats and boxes of the Salt
Lake Theatre" . . . and "location of the Fire Alarm Boxes of Salt Lake."
Tabernacle Concert October 8, 1892
Travel Pamphlets, Time tables etc
Over the Alps via the St. Gothard Railway
Official Souvenir Program, Denver, State Fair, 1899
Views of the World's Columbia Exposition
Panoramic view, Loiusiana Purchase EXposition
To Europe and Return for 6.00 to 15.00 a month
Card of P.J. Flynn General Agent, ATSFRR with map
Deport of CRI & PRR, Chicago with map
Photo of statue, "The Wounded Scout"
Brochure "California Excursions via the Salt Lake Route - SPLASLRR
Album of Worlds Racers - Allen & Ginter, Richmond, Virginia
Receipt for fare, SLC to Chicago, January 15, 1884, GW Reed
Receipt for purchase of views of Nigara, November 1, 1884
Newspaper clippings - includes officers of Wards
Enoch's Advocate - June 6, 1874 - attacks the
The Olive Branch, v.l, no.l0. January 1885
Morrisite - published by James Dave & Co