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Echoes of the sage and cedars : a centennial history of Oak City, Utah, 1868-1969

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2587
Scope and Contents The materials are a near final draft of a municipally published town history produced between 1969 and 1970. The typescript includes numerous additons, corrections, and notes in the margins. Also included with this typescript are select gally proofs. This history centers around the Mormon congregation known as the Oak Creek Branch (1874-1877), Oak Creek Ward (1877-1922), and the Oak City Ward (1922- ). The book also includes numerous biographies of past residents.
Dates: approximately 1969

Silas Leavitt Fish papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1850
Scope and Contents Correspondence, histories, poems, essays, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, book drafts, articles, minutes, certificates, awards, diplomas, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the life, career, and interests of Fish and document much of the life of the Mormon community in Arizona.
Dates: 1899-1976

Preliminary draft of the Sept. 24, 1845 broadside on the Mormons leaving Nauvoo

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1550
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten manuscript addressed to a Qunicy citizens' committee and written by a council of the Mormon Church at the home of John Taylor. The writers asked that there be a cessation of hostile acts against the Mormons, including the burning of their homes, and expressed the intent of the majority of them to leave the area in the spring of 1846.
Dates: 1845

William Sansom book draft

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1566
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an essay entitled "Christmas in Germany." The item describes the peculiar customs and celebrations at Christmastime in Germany including its Protestant aspects, Catholic aspects, and pre-Christian traditions.
Dates: 1970

Those golden girls of Market Street : Denver's infamous redlight district

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2650
Scope and Contents Typewritten book drafts with handwritten corrections. Also included is the completed and published item. Couch writes about the history of prostitution in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1973

William E. Timmins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1899
Scope and Contents Correspondence, articles, drafts, newspaper clippings, and notes. The materials relate to two articles by Timmins on Mormon cults and reincarnation and Utah state prison education. Some of the items deal with the issues of Sunday closing laws and the liquor by the drink issue in 1968.
Dates: 1932-1988