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Book of revelations

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 214
Scope and Contents Includes eight revelations relating to individuals and Mormon doctrine, written in the hand of Annie Taylor Hyde.

Marinda Goff autograph book from the Utah Territorial Penitentiary

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2805
Abstract Contains autographs and personal notes written by various male LDS Church members and leaders convicted and incarcerated for polygamy, a violation of the Edmunds Act, at the Utah Territory Prison; also includes autographs and notes from friends, family members, and Church leaders from West Jordon, Utah Territory, where Marinda and Hyrum Goff resided; the last autograph and note was written as testimonial in 1900. The book contains testimonials, affirmation of LDS Church doctrine regarding...

Jesse Nathaniel Smith letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1436
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and scratch notes. The letters are addressed to Jesse Nathaniel Smith from his relatives John Henry Smith and Joseph Fielding Smith. The authors discuss the present and possibly future social and political ramifications of the Edmunds Act (1882), and the Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887) on their lifestyles as polygamous Mormons.

Joseph F. Smith letter to Frank S. Bellings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 942
Scope and Contents Letter to Frank S. Bellings of 17 Feb. 1905 discussing the marriage customs and sexual practices of Mormons, especially referring to the basic principles of celestial or polygamous marriage. Bellings was doing research for a book on ethics and morality. Apparently, his research was never published in book form.

Joseph F. Smith letter to James E. Steele

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7678
Scope and Contents Contains a letter to James E. Steele from Joseph F. Smith, dated March 3, 1902. The letter addresses the United States Congress banning polygamy within the United States and the effect that it would have on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The letter asks that James E. Steele, as the Stake President of the Bingham Idaho Stake, find out the number of polygamous families living within his stake in 1902.

Reed Smoot papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1187
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, journals, photographs, newspaper clippings, speeches, and memorabilia. Most of the materials relate to Smoot's career as a senator and his activities as a church leader. His senatorial materials document his work with the United Sates Tariff Commission, as well as his confirmation hearings. His correspondents include the president of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover and...

Uintah Stake correspondence and records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 90
Overview Correspondence discussing topics such as colonization of the Uintah Basin, Mormon Church administration, and the practice of polygamy.

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  • Names: Smith, Joseph F. (Joseph Fielding), 1838-1918 X
  • Subject: Polygamy X

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