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Box 1

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Contains 20 Collections and/or Records:

History of the life of Oliver B. Huntington, also his travels & troubles / writen by himself, 1843-1844

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between 1843 and 1844. The diary includes a description of his birth, joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and moving to Kirtland, Ohio, to Far West, Missouri, and to Nauvoo, Illinois. Describes his work as a carpenter's apprentice, his ordination as an Elder, and his mission served in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. Also includes mentions of the imprisonment of Joseph Smith, being part of a battalion going to protect Joseph and Hyrum Smith, and...

History of Oliver Boardman Huntington / written by himself, 1845-1846

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between 1845 and 1846. Includes a personal history recounting events of his life, including his childhood, his family's conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his experiences in Kirtland, Ohio, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois. Includes accounts of the loss of his farm at Kirtland to Jacob Bump, his baptism by Hyrum Smith, keeping members and "the mummies" at their house, their move to Far West on May 1, 1838, Haun's Mill, Danites, leaving...

Journal of O. B. Huntington commencing October 1st, 1846 at Liverpool, Great Britain, or, in England, 1846 October

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Oliver Boardman Huntington during October 1846. Entries record his service as a missionary in England and Wales, his attendance at a Church conference in Manchester, and his assignment to the Clitheroe Conference. Includes references to John Taylor, Orson Hyde, Parley P. Pratt, conditions in Nauvoo, Illinois, and Irish riots.

Oliver B. Huntington journal commenced in Preston, Lancashire County, England , 1846 October-November

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 2
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between October and November 1846. Describes his missionary service in England as part of the Clitheroe Conference. Includes references to Orson Hyde, his longing for his wife, and the Spencer family. Includes a description of a large meeting held in Keighly, Yorkshire.

Journal of O. B. Huntington commencing at Keighly, Yorkshire, 1846-1847

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 3
Scope and Contents Diary written by Oliver Boardman Huntington between November 1846 and March 1847. Entries describe his work as a missionary in England in the Clitheroe Conference, as well as his interactions and teaching in the area. Includes references to Orson Hyde, strife in the mission, the death of his father, the Irish potato famine, Heber C. Kimball, false prophets, re-baptism, and a farewell party for Elders Pratt, Hyde, and Taylor.

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary, 1847 March-April

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between March and April 1847. The diary describes his missionary activities and visits with families in England in the Clitheroe Conference, including his work with Elder Henry Bailey Jacobs. Includes mention of Huntington's anxiousness to hear from his wife, and his relief on receiving letters from his family. Also includes references to Orson Hyde, the potato famine, and the controvery with James J. Strang.

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary, 1847 April-June

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between April and June 1847. The diary documents his missionary activities in England. Also includes references to Orson Hyde, John Taylor, Heber C. Kimball, and to the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith.

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary, 1847 July-September

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 2
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between July and September 1847. The diary covers the end of Huntington's mission to England, his return home by sea on the Empire, and subsequent work with home and family. Includes references to W. W. Phelps.

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary, 1847-1848

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 3
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between November 1847 and July 1848. The journal contains details regarding the journey of the Mormon pioneers across the Western plains. Includes references to family members such as Zina and Precendia Huntington, acquaintances from the British Mission such as Henry Bailey Jacobs, Orson Hyde, and Orson Spencer, and to Mormon figures such as Joseph Smith, Heber C. Kimball, Brigham Young, Cyrenius Taylor, Lorenzo Snow, Erastus Snow, W. W. Phelps, Joseph Smith III,...

Oliver Boardman Huntington diary, 1848-1849

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 162 Series 1 Item 1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Huntington between July 1848 and April 1849. Entries describe his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, the winter in the West, and his return back in the United States. Includes descriptions from his travels, including references to Fort Laramie, Deer River, Independence Rock, Fort Bridger, Green River, Tar Springs, and the Salt Lake Valley. Also includes references to Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, Zina and Presendia Huntington, and Joseph Smith. Also includes reflections on the...