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Miscellanies in prose and verse

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 8412
Scope and Contents Materials include Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, a manuscript written by Abraham Orchard in 1780 in Bath, England. In the preface Orchard reflects on his experiences with sin, repentence, religion, and God. The rest of the manuscript contains poetry, prose, songs, and prayers about marriage, daily life, children, nature, and religion. Only part of the book is filled up and there is a note written by someone else stating when Orchard died. There is no cover on the book, the binding is...
Dates: 1780

Richard Alan Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1928
Dates: 1911-1990

Hugh Nibley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2721
Scope and Contents

Contains the personal and professional papers of Nibley. Includes research notes, manuscripts, photographs, publications, personal papers, and ephemera that document his work as a Mormon scholar, a professor, and a father. Materials date approximately 1844 to 2008.

Dates: approximately 1844-2008; Majority of material found within approximately 1940-2000

Mary Stovall Richards collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8247
Scope and Contents Contains materials collected by Mary Stovall Richards pertaining to herself, her mother Victoria Goulding Stovall, and her grandmother Mary Luella Merza Young Goulding. Includes papers relating to the family in the forms of correspondence and home reference books. Also includes arts related materials gathered from patronizing the ballet, opera, and plays in Chicago, Illinois and church papers gathered through membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Also includes...
Dates: 1838-1991

David R. Roberts scripts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 938
Scope and Contents

Script of pageant calls for a narrator and four characters: Father Adam, Moses, Daniel, and Joseph Smith, each of whom gives a brief synopsis of his life. Each of these prophets tells his own story as found in Mormon scriptures. Roberts wrote this pageant for his Mormon High Priest's Quorum in refutation of the Darwinian theory of evolution.

Dates: 1931

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...
Dates: 1871

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