The Pioneer Jews of Utah

The Pioneer Jews of Utah

Watters, Leon L.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: American Jewish Historical Society
Date Published: 1952
Edition: First paperback edition
Binding: Paperback
Book Id: 45672


199pp. Octavo [23 cm] Tan and black printed wrappers. Good. The wraps are lightly soiled, and there are two 1/4" closed tears in the paper at the head of the spine. There are a number of shallow closed tears and chips along the edges of the wraps as well. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the verso of the front cover. The text block is coming away from the covers.


Studies in American Jewish History, Number 2. From the Preface- "The object in writing this book has been to form a permanent record of the early Jews of Utah, Utah, having been founded by the Mormons, and that sect having been the overwhelmingly predominant one in the State, its story has been told in thousands of books and documents. The histories of the Catholic and Protestant groups in that area have likewise been written. But only fragmentary records of Utah's Jewish pioneers are available."

By This Author: Watters, Leon L.