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Hyde, Orson, 1805-1878



  • Existence: 1805 - 1878


Orson Hyde (1805-1878) was an apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical sketches of Joseph Ellison Beck

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240266]
Identifier: MSS SC 396
Scope and Contents

Two typewritten histories of Joseph Beck, a Mormon pioneer and leader, written by Allen L. Beck and Eva Pearl Elder Beck.

Dates: 1966

Orson Hyde blessing given to James Stephens Brown

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233284691]
Identifier: Vault MSS 70
Scope and Contents

Handwritten blessing given to James Stephens Brown when he was going on a mission for the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1855

Orson Hyde autobiography and funeral

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232484490]
Identifier: MSS 444
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography. Hyde writes about his early life and religious experiences. He tells about his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the many missions he served for that faith. He also recounts his experiences with the first president of the Church, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and his activities in Kirtland, Ohio. Also included is a typewritten copy of the funeral for Hyde in Spring City, Utah on 1 Dec. 1878. A eulogy of him was given by the...
Dates: approximately 1842-1878

Orson Hyde letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2959
Scope and Contents

A letter by Orson Hyde, dated Springtown, May 26, 1869, concerning a republication of his 1842 pamphlet containing information about his mission to Jerusalem. Also, a list of subscribers from the Salt Lake City 9th Ward, Bishop Samuel Woolley's ward, for Hyde's pamphlet. Handwritten letter by Orson Hyde, handwritten list of subscribers by Mrs. C. E. Woolley, and photocopies of both documents.

Dates: 1869 May 26

Orson Hyde letter to Ann Eliza Hyde

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 357
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated August 31, 1867, addressed to "Dear Ann Eliza," and composed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hyde writes to his wife upon hearing of the death of their daughter, Maria Louisa. The item is thirty words long. "I shall not hear that Sweet voice lisping Pa any more." Hyde also gives instructions for the buial of Maria Louisa.

Dates: 1867 August 31

Kirtland Council minute book

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331115]
Identifier: MSS SC 2920
Scope and Contents Typed copy of the minutes of the Kirtland Council of the Mormon Church between 1832 and 1837. The materials were recorded while the Mormon Church had its headquarters in Kirtland, Ohio. The volume includes records of activities, ordinations, blessings, and one letter from Newell Kimball Whitney. The clerks who recorded the minutes were William W. Phelps, Orson Hyde, Oliver Cowdery, and George W. Robinson. Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, presided at the meetings. The...
Dates: 1832-1837

Legal instruments relating to Mormons in Utah

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233292769]
Identifier: Vault MSS 707
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous legal documents. The collection consists of an account balance slip signed by Brigham Young, a stock certificate signed by Wilford Woodruff, John Bernhisel, among others; an incorporation bond; a record of trespass action against Lyman E. Johnson; a record of a court action; four receipts of per diem signed by Heber C. Kimball, Jedediah M. Grant, Orson Hyde, and Parley P. Pratt; and a petition for payment to E. D. Mecham, a member of the Mormon Battalion, from the estate of...
Dates: 1838-1895

Letters and articles on LDS church history and pioneers, off-shoots, and polygamy, between 1878 and 1954

 File — Box 5: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197233277612], Folder: 26
Identifier: MSS 1511 Series 6 File 26
Scope and Contents

Contains various letters and papers written about the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its pioneer emigrants and immigrants. Includes information on the relationship of James Strang and Orson Hyde, as well as a copy of the Petition to the Governor of Utah to pardon various church leaders and other members being held in the Utah Penitentiary for polygamy. Materials undated, but probably written between 1878 and 1954 (when Samuel Russell was alive).

Dates: between 1878 and 1954

Daniel MacKintosh letter to John T. Caine

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2867
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter to Caine in St. Louis, Missouri regarding various matters for the Mormon newspaper, including paying a debt to David Nicholson and purchasing paper stock with an enclosed draft (check). The letter is in MacKintosh's hand with editor Orson Hyde's name included. MacKintosh refers to Hyde's absence from the newspaper and Hyde's expected return in the fall; he thanks Caine for his unexplained "cooperation" in Pottawatamie; and urges Caine to raise the difference, if...
Dates: 1851

William Addington Martindale papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240365]
Identifier: MSS SC 392
Scope and Contents

Typescript copies of correspondence, blessings, a biographical sketch, genealogy, a letter of recommendation, letters to Martindale from James Martindale (1856) and from Orson Hyde (1848), genealogical record of the Martindale family, a photograph of Martindale, and Martindale's patriarchal blessing by Hyrum Smith (1843) (some photocopies). Also includes TLS's from the donors.

Dates: 1843-1975

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Collection 10
Archival Object 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 5
Letters 5
Church Government 4
Biographies 2
Immigration and American Expansion 2