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Book of remembrance of the Quayle family

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1329
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typewritten genealogical charts, photographs, and chronology of the Quayle family. The document details the history of John Quayle: his life on the Isle of Man, conversion to Mormonism, emigration to New York in 1841, Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1846, and Salt Lake City, Utah in 1847. The history continues through Quayle's death in 1892. Genealogical charts of the family are current through 1985.
Dates: 1985

Community and civic affairs 1839-46

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 758
Scope and Contents Typewritten history of "courts, law enforcing agencies, theaters, celebrations, parades, bands, Nauvoo Legion, masonic lodge, and other activities" of Nauvoo, Illinois, while the Mormons were there.
Dates: 1970

Coray family papers

Identifier: MSS 1422
Scope and Contents Contents includes correspondence, journals, autobiographical and biographical sketches, pertaining to the lives of Howard Coray his wife Martha Jane Knowlton Coray and members of the Coray family. Contents deal with the Coray family’s dealing with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, their family history, and their finances.
Dates: 1843-1965

Reed C. Durham audiocassette

 Collection — cassette: 1
Identifier: MSS 7621
Scope and Contents Audiocassette tape containing a lecture by Reed C. Durham entitled "Masons of Mormons" from the Mormon Historical Association meeting 1978.
Dates: 1978

Albert R. Lyman histories

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1371
Scope and Contents Typewritten family histories. Lyman writes about the Edward Patridge and Lucretia Hancock Robinson families. These families were early converts to the Mormon Church. They suffered persecutions, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, came to Utah, and settled in Fillmore, Utah.
Dates: 1952

A memorial

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 326
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed family history and autobiography. Tanner writes about her family joining the Mormon Church, its migration to Nauvoo, Illinois, and its eventual arrival in Utah. She also mentions her marriage in a polygamous relationship and her life in Payson, Utah.
Dates: 1880

Nauvoo library and literary institute

Identifier: Vault MSS 1945
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten records. The materials list members of the society, contributions made, and resolutions of meetings.
Dates: 1844

Oral histories on Nauvoo and the Mormons

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3083
Scope and Contents Interviews and oral histories taken for the book Modern Perspectives on Nauvoo and the Mormons: Interviews with Long-Term Residents.
Dates: 2001

Records on Mormon polygamy

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2093
Scope and Contents Handwritten sections of a document on Mormon polygamy compiled and written by an unknown author. The materials are fragments from a document that included pages numbered at least to 196 pages. The item includes an analysis of Mormon polygamy and copies of affidavits relating to the practice of polygamy taken in Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844.
Dates: 1844-1870

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