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Mormon IssuesIn addition to the issues shown below, we have many 19th century issues from Salt Lake City which are not available on our website. If interested, please be in touch.
In addition to the issues shown below, we have many 19th century issues from Salt Lake City which are not available on our website. If interested, please be in touch.
October 14, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 14, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Grand Arch of the Peristyle." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Johnson Family Visit the Lapland Village." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Two of Philadelphia's Cricket Clubs." Full pg. of illus. of "The Centenary of Williams College" including a 1/3 ... See More
April 7, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "The Hon. Thomas C. Catchings, of Mississippi." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "Mounet Sully as Hamlet."
Two small portraits of "Cardinal Rampolla" and "The Late George Ticknor Curtis." Four illus. of "Some New York Palaces." Two full pg. illus. of "Selections from t... See More
April 20, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 20, 1895 The front page of the issue contains four scenes from "The Deseret Museum, Salt Lake City, Utah" with an accompanying article. Inside the issues is "Whitlock's New 'Western' Independent Chuck"; "Hedges' Water Tube Stationary or Marine Boiler"; "The Sumatra Rhinoceros"; "An Explo... See More
January 4, 1896
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, January 4, 1896
* Utah statehood - joins the Union
* President Grover Cleveland proclamation
* Abandons polygamy
The front page of section two has a report of Utah joining the Union with column heads: "UTAH NOW A STATE" "President Signed the Proclamation of Admission Today", it becoming the 45th state in the Union. Mention is made that:... See More
December 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 Certainly the print print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him.
Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage cen... See More
September 24, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1898 Great full front page photo of "Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, U.S.V." Prints inside include a full page with 4 prints: 'The Home-Coming of New York's Cavalry" and a full page with 2 prints: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico". The nice doublepage centerfold is: "The Dramatic Ending of the War in Pu... See More
October 8, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Under the Administration Arch." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Our Three Reconstructed Cruisers." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Warships Being Built for Russia by the Cramp Ship-Building Company." 1/2 pg. of portraits of "The Commission Appointed by President McKinley to Investigate Cond... See More
March 25, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Military Tournament, New York City - Exhibition Drill of Troop 'H,' 3D United States Cavalry." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "United States Troops at Gibraltar - Officers of the 3D U.S. Infantry and their Families from the Transport 'Sherman,' on their Way to the Philippines, Inspectin... See More
December 16, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D. 3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in Sout... See More
March 24, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1900 Doublecenterfold print "The Fighting Flag-Ships of the United States Navy". Fullpage "Working Snow-Bound Ponies Out Of The Mountains" by Remington. Frontpage Uncle Sam cartoon. This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
November 17, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1900 Frontpage "The New Waiting-Room In The Grand Central Station"; The President-Elect (President McKinley); Foreign Troops at Shanghai; Automobile Show at the Madison Square Garden; doublepage centerfold "The Quarter-Back's Dream" by Levering; Progress of the Work on the Underground Railroad; The Torpedo-Boat "Ar... See More
February 9, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1901 Front page "The Sabbath-Breakers" by Frost; full page "Breaking a Road Through the Snow, in the Green Mountains" by Hoyt; The Philippine Problem; full page of photos "The Streets of New York at Night"; several pages "Pictorial Review of the Life of King Edward VII"; The Secret of Mormon Success by W... See More
September 7, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1901 Fullpage "Half Speed! An Ocean Liner Feeling Her Way Through the Fishing Fleet on the 'Banks'" by Beckel; fullpage "A Chinese Farm on Long Island" by Toaspern; A New Architectura Era in Chicago; The Opening of the New Bridge Across the Harlem at Willis Avenue; doublepage centerfold "Hunting the Deer-Opening of t... See More
September 23, 1902
WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, September 23, 1902
* William Hooper Young arrest
* Anna Pulitzer murder
This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "W.H. YOUNG ARRESTED", "Man In Custody at Derby Positively Identified", "Has Confessed The Murder" and more with small illustration of Young. 1st report cov... See More
March 26, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1904
April 22, 1906
THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 22, 1906
* 1906 San Francisco earthquake w/ photos
The front page has a series of 7 photos headed: "SCENES OF LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO AFTER FIRE ASSUMED CONTROL OF CITY" with several subheads concerning the tragic 1906 San Francisco earthquake & fire.
Complete in 30 pages and in uncommonly good condition.... See More
April 27, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1907
April 11, 1908
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1908
December 23, 1911
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late John Bigelow".
This issue has an article with photos of "Persia's Five Yankee Props" and there are photos of "Three Prominent Members of the New Mexican Cabinet." There is a photo spread of "Civil War in the Dragon Land" and a photo of "... See More
January 6, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "Mexico's 'Enfant Terrible.'"
This issue has an illustration of "The Motorist: 'One Thing's Certain--They Can't Accuse Me of Being a 'Joy-Rider''" by Kemble. There is an article with photos of "Across America by Auto" by John Guy Monihan.... See More
February 24, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1912
The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Persian Lamb Protests Against Assimilation."
This issue has an article of "What's Wrong with Aviation?" by Albert S. LeVino. The double page illustration is of "Floor-Manager Taft: 'Hold On, Colonel--You Can't Do the Grizzly Bear With That Dear Old Lady!... See More
October 4, 1913
HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York City, dated October 4, 1913 In this issue there is an illustration called "Back to Town" by Wallace Morgan. There are several articles which include "Is American Business Failing?" by C. M. Keys; "Salt Lake City" by Oswald Ryan; "Flying Ten Thousand Miles" by Claude Grahame-White"; "Marriage Today and Tomorr... See More
September 14, 1916
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1916
* Women's Motorcycle Tour of America
* Women's Motorcycle Tour of America
* Augusta and Adelina Van Buren
Page 7 contains a somewhat brief yet significant article on the "motorcycle tour of 1916", headed: "4,000 Miles By Motyor Cycle" "New York Women Reach San Diego--Climbed Pike's Peak on Machines" with the dateline of San Diego, and the text reading: "After a motorcyc
March 9, 1924
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 9, 1924
* Castle Gate, Utah mine disaster (1st report)
* Coal mine explosions
This 60+ page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "EXPLOSIONS ENTOMBS 173 MINERS IN UTAH; GAS BLOCKS RESCUE", "Officials Fear All Lives Were Lost in Duel Blast as Castle Gate Coal Pit" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. U... See More
March 10, 1924
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, March 10, 1924
* Castle Gate, Utah mine disaster
* Coal mine explosions
This 32 page newspaper has one column headline on the front page that include: "30 BODIES FOUND IN UTAH COAL MINE; NO HOPE FOR 145", "Rescuers Recover 10 Charred Victims of Explosion That Entombed 175" and "FAMILIES HUDDLE IN COLD" plus more. (see)
Other ne... See More
September 28, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1933
* B. H. Brigham H. Roberts death (1st report)
* The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
* Studies of the Book of Mormon
* Mormons leader - polygamy
Page 21 has a one column heading: "BRIGHAM H. ROBERTS, MORMON LEADER, DIES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other ti... See More
February 1, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1935
* Joseph Smith Fletcher death
* English author - detective fiction
The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "J. S. FLETCHER DIES; POPULAR NOVELIST" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of J. S. Fletcher, English journalist and author who specialized in detective fiction during the "Golden Age".
Other ... See More
June 23, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 23, 1947 This 38 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Los Angeles Harbor Rocked By Explosion of Big Tanker" and more. (see) report continues on page 3 with related photos.
Tells of the S.S. Markay oil tanker explosion at Berth 167, Mormon Island, Los Angeles, California.
Other news of the day throughout. ... See More
October 7, 1955
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, October 7, 1955
* Laramie, Wyoming airplane crash
* United Airlines Flight 409
* Douglas Dc-4 propliner
The front page has a three column headline: "66 KILLED AS AIRLINER RAMS MOUNTAIN PEAK" with subhead. (see). 1st report coverage on the Salt Lake City bound DC-4 Airplane crash near Laramie, Wyoming.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More
November 23, 1963
THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE--EXTRA, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 23, 1963 Presumed complete with all 46 pages, minor wear at central fold, generally very nice.
June 10, 1978
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 10, 1978
* Blacks may become Mormon priests
Page 21 has a one column head: "Mormons Let Blacks In Clergy". The report notes in part: "...Mormon Church President Spencer W. Kimball said he had received a revelation from God after praying...to 'extend to every worthy member of the church all of the privileges and ble... See More
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