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Eugene Field poems

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 582
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems and a letter fragment. The missive is from the bottom of a page with Field's signature on it. The poems are "In New Orleans" which is signed and "The Baby Prayer" from which the signature has been cut out.
Dates: 1880-1894

Goose Creek melody

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 307
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem to be sung to the tune "Goose Creek." The item is a parody of the battle of Crooked River and George M. Hinkle. The items is believed to have been written by a Mormon in or around Nauvoo, Illinois, near the year 1840. On the back is written, "Militia called by Samuel W. Richards."
Dates: approximately 1840

Greeting to counselor George W. Larkin on the fiftieth anniversary of his birth

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 74
Overview The folder contains a photocopy of a printed poem dedicated to George W. Larkin, a patriarch for the Mormon Church in the Weber Stake in 1898.
Dates: 1898

Mormon Battalion

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2224
Scope and Contents Handwritten poem commemorating the activities of the Mormon Battalion in service of the United States during the war with Mexico (1845-1848). The item was written in ink. "By John Hancock who went in the Battalion in 1847" has been penciled in at the bottom of the item in another hand. No John Hancock is listed among members of the battalion.
Dates: approximately 1860

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

The prairie states

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 356
Overview One poem written in Camden, New Jersey, on 16 March 1880.
Dates: 1880 March 16

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