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History of my father, Stephen Bliss Moore, and my mother, Eleanor Colton Moore : pioneers and children of pioneers

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Identifier: MSS 290
Scope and Contents Typewritten biography of Stephen Bliss Moore and his wife, Eleanor Colton Moore. Stephen and Eleanor were Mormon pioneers who married in 1857. They lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, near the "Indian Farm" by Spanish Fork, Utah, at the Tintic Mining district near Eureka, Utah, and near Provo, Utah. They had encounters with Ute Indians. Stephen worked as a miner, rancher, and as a grower of fruit trees. Lott often quotes from diaries and letters in the biography of her parents. Also included...

A Mormon law student's letter to a preacher

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Identifier: MSS 559
Scope and Contents Newspaper clipping published in the "Deseret News" on 3 June 1908. Jenson writes in answer to a church sermon by Luther Freeman. Jenson defends Brigham Young and the Mormons from Freeman's attack.

To the bishops and presiding elders of the various wards and settlements of Utah Territory

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Identifier: MSS 238
Scope and Contents Printed circular. The item has the name Brigham Young printed on it as its author. Young proposes the building of a telegraph line to run north and south through the Utah Territory.

Charles Edmund West newsclippings

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Identifier: MSS SC 1645
Scope and Contents Two photocopies of newsclippings, handwritten genealogy notes on the back of an envelope (with photocopy), and Dr. West's handwritten story about Brigham Young on note paper. The clippings represent a tribute and an obituary.

Philip Yordan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1789
Scope and Contents Scripts, notes, advertising layouts, articles, newspaper clippings, surveys, and questionnaires. The materials relate to the filming, promotion, and the reception of the movie "Brigham." David Yeaman also produced the film.

Brigham Young correspondence

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Identifier: MSS SC 1869
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a handwritten letter to Brigham Young from Jno. O. Dominis, secretary to King Kamehameha V of Hawaii. Also included is a published copy of the letter in the "Deseret News" and a letter of Brigham Young to the King. Young expresses a desire to purchase land in Hawaii to grow cotton for the Mormons. Dominis, writing for the king, expresses concern that Young's intentions are to do missionary work.

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