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First Presidency circular

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 101
Overview The folder contains a printed circular addressed "To the Bishop and the Board of the United Order in Your Ward." The item requests that food and tools be sent to St. George, Utah to assist in the construction of the Mormon temple there. The item was endorsed by Brigham Young, George A. Smith, and Daniel H. Wells.
Dates: 1874

Lars Peter Oveson autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1628
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Lars Peter Oveson, who lived a rural, pioneer life with his family in central Utah.
Dates: 1941

Alonzo Hazelton Raleigh diary "B"

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 360
Scope and Contents Holograph diary which tells of his duties as a member of city council, justice of the peace and inspector of buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah and his various social religious and business dealings.
Dates: 1861-1887

Record of temple work

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2427
Scope and Contents Handwritten entries in a printed record book. The entries are lists of names for whom temple work was performed in the St. George Temple of the Mormon Church. Many of the names were taken from the "Book of Martyrs for the Truth."
Dates: 1887-1894

School of the prophets

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 124
Scope and Contents Handwritten meeting minutes of the School of the Prophets in Provo, Utah. The intention of the school was to educate members of the Mormon Church in doctrines of the faith. The topics discussed related to Mormon and to Provo topics. An emphasis was placed on getting workers to go to St. George, Utah to help construct the Mormon temple there.
Dates: 1875

John L. Smith diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2047
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary by John L. Smith while living in St. George, Utah. Smith records his daily activities, which included temple work at the Mormon St. George Temple, guarding the temple, and attending meetings of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1888

John L. Smith papers

 Collection — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 680
Scope and Contents Contains seven journals, and other autobiographical manuscripts. Photocopies are also included. There is also a bound typescript volume of an autobiography/journal. The journals include accounts of persecutions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois; pioneering in Utah; his two missions to Europe; and service as president of the Swiss-Italian and the Swiss-Italian-German missions. There is also a contemporary account of the cricket-and-seagull episode in Salt Lake in 1848; his service as a member of...
Dates: 1792-1895

St. George Temple sealings record

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 4014
Abstract A temple record with recorded sealings from the St. George temple, 1881.
Dates: 1881

Totals of ordinance work in St. George Temple

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2670
Scope and Contents Handwritten list of totals for ordinance work done in the St. George temple from 1877 to 1883. Farnsworth lists the numbers of ordinances performed in such categories as baptisms, endowments, ordinations, sealings and "Second Anointings."
Dates: 1883

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