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Anti-Mormon lecture notes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7918
Scope and Contents Contains two notebooks of notes given at Anti-Mormon lectures likely given in Lancaster, Ohio in 1918. Speakers included Arthur C. Latimer and a Mrs. Williams. The notes document public addresses by disaffected Mormons about polygamy, temple rites, and other aspects of Mormon life.
Dates: approximately 1918

Cedar Breaks

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1630
Scope and Contents Two typewritten manuscripts of the story "Cedar Breaks." Each of the versions contains the fictional story of a Mormon family in Cedar City, Utah practicing polygamy. The story was published in 1976 under the title, "Zion Town."
Dates: 1967

Susan Ertz letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6178
Overview Two page letter from Susan Ertz to the editor of the Boston Evening Transcript. Ertz wrote the letter in response to comments that had been made in the paper because of her book “The Proselyte” about Mormons. She addresses what she feels are the problems with many books about Mormons and says that there are only a few which are worth reading, which she names. Dated 1933.
Dates: 1933

William Kenneth Firmage novel drafts and correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 6147
Abstract Drafts of novels and plays written by William Kenneth Firmage, as well as correspondence concerning his writings, dated circa 1980-1989.
Dates: Other: approximately 1980-1989

Infatuation : a fiction founded on fact

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 509
Scope and Contents Typewritten manuscript of an unpublished book entitled; "Infatuation: A Fiction Founded on Fact." This work is a novel based on the author's negative experiences with Mormonism.
Dates: 1858

Wilford D. Lee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1553
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Wilford D. Lee. It includes unpublished manuscripts; drafts of short stories, essays, dramas; personal and family history papers; correspondence; educational papers; and other miscellaneous papers, dated circa 1915-1981.
Dates: approximately 1915-1981

My story

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2517
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiography. Berrett tells about his life, about his career, and about the books he wrote. Also included are photocopies of letters received by Berrett from many prominent Mormon Church leaders.
Dates: 1924-1971

Rick Olsen collection of This People magazine

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6072
Abstract Materials collected for publication in This People Magazine.
Dates: approximately 1980-1985

William Minshall Evans papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 803
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems and songs. Also included is a biography of Evans written by his granddaughter, Grace McLachlan Foxley, in 1940. The dating of the songs and poems is uncertain. At least one was written when Evans was on his mission in Liverpool, England.
Dates: 1870-1940

Parley P. Pratt and Belinda Marden Pratt book of poetry and accounts

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 725
Scope and Contents One notebook with handwritten items in it. It includes poems by Pratt and his wife Belinda Marden Pratt. One poem deals with the martyrdom of the Mormon Prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844). Also included are financial records. Likely produced in Utah, although no locations are identified. Dated 1847.
Dates: 1847

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