BYU Studies, conference proceedings, Huntington Library
When Henry Edwards Huntington retired in 1910 from a successful career in railroading and land development, he turned both his great fortune and his vast experience to the advancement of his fondest personal avocation, the collecting of rare books and manuscripts. Already well-known for his accomplishments as a collector, he now applied himself with great effort to this pursuit. By the time of his death in 1927, he had assembled one of the finest private holdings then in existence relating to Anglo-American history and literature. The research library established by Huntington on the foundation of that private collection has remained one of the preeminent resources for scholarship in the United States to this day, and from the beginning it has numbered significant documents of Mormon history among its many treasures.
Blodgett, Peter J.
"The Visions of Zion,"
BYU Studies Quarterly: Vol. 59:
2, Article 14.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/byusq/vol59/iss2/14