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Church business card

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 63
Overview The folder contains a printed and signed business card from 1884. The item authorizes the transmission of messages relating to the business of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by John Taylor, third president of the Mormon Church.

George Crane Missionary Journal

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3182
Scope and Contents The journal describes George Crane's activities as a missionary between 1879 and 1880. It also includes a list of livestock he owned in 1890 and a brief biographical sketch of President John Taylor.

John Taylor letter

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2100
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter addressed to Judge Elias Smith dated 14 March 1874 and signed by John Taylor. Taylor informs Smith of money owed him (Taylor) and others by the Caroline H. Debrowske estate.

Letter from Hermann to his parents

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8870
Content Description Contains a handwritten letter in German by Hermann from Salt Lake City, Utah, to his parents in Germany. Hermann was a German tourist who was interested in Mormon irrigation systems and who attached himself to a small group of German diplomats who were touring Salt Lake City and the West. He writes of his experiences while in Salt Lake City, including visiting with President John Taylor, and discusses the Mormon religion, including the Book of Mormon. Dated June 27, 1884.Includes a...

John Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 803
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers related to Smith's mission to Denmark, life in Utah with family, and his position as Presiding Patriarch of the LDS Church. Includes diaries, letters, articles containing references to John, his personal patriarchal blessing, sheep accounts, family history notes, and copies of patriarchal blessings pronounced by himself. Dated 1848-1962.

John Taylor letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 677
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typed copies of letters sent by John Taylor to his wives and to such LDS Church leaders as Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff. The materials deal largely with family and Church matters. Also included are photocopies of handwritten notes on Taylor's various wives.

John Taylor letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 157
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to John Taylor's wife, Margaret Young Taylor. John Taylor writes from hiding while dodging federal officials sent to arrest him on charges of polygamy. The items deal largely with personal matters.

John Mills Whitaker diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 293
Scope and Contents Photocopies of typewritten transcripts of a handwritten journal. The items were originally kept in Pitman shorthand. The entries are extensive and detailed. Whitaker was raised in Centerville, Utah but lived much of his adult life in Salt Lake City, Utah. Whitaker details his life and activities and makes observations on Utah society, the Mormon Church, and state and national politics. He had numerous callings in the Mormon Church and served as a missionary for that faith in the "Eastern...

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