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Quite uncommon Mormon publication...

Item # 696883

September 01, 1881

THE CONTRIBUTOR, Salt Lake City, Utah, September, 1881

* Very rare publication
* Mormons - Mormonism

 This is an uncommon title from the Mormon press. It was an independent publication associated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) between 1879 and 1896. A monthly periodical, it sought to represent the Young Men's and Young Ladies' Mutual Improvement Associations (YMMIA and YLMIA respectively), the youth organizations of the LDS Church at the time. It was founded by Junius F. Wells, the inaugural head of the YMMIA and son of church leader Daniel H. Wells.
Articles include: "President Joseph Young" "Chronicles of Utah" "Brigham Young College" and much more.
The imprint noting the city of publication is on an interior page (see photos).
Complete in 32 pages, disbound, 6 by 9 inches, great condition.

Category: Post-Civil War