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Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1495
Scope and Contents The collection includes typescripts and holographs of free-form poems and lyrics written by Dixon for various friends, relatives, and theatrical productions.
Dates: 1955-1979

Two plays and a poem

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 17
Scope and Contents Holograph scripts for The Converts (1844-1849), a three act play, and My Wife's Gone to the City (1856), and a holograph copy of his song, "The Men of 76 and the Boys of 47" (1856). Also includes a playbill, newspaper clipping and provenance notes.
Dates: approximately 1844-1856

W. D. poetry and illustrations

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1303
Scope and Contents Two unbound booklets of handwritten poetry with pen and ink illustrations. One of the booklets is a fully illustrated poem entitled "A Mormon Romance" which satirizes the Mormon practice of polygamy. On the cover of this item is a pen and ink illustration of Nauvoo, Ill. The other item contains poems describing the author's experiences while visiting the Mormon community of Nauvoo, Illinois in 1840 when she was introduced to the Mormon Church, met Brigham Young, and heard a sermon preached. ...
Dates: 1871