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Biography of Samuel Miles the son of Samuel and Prudence Marks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7599
Scope and Contents Manuscript autobiography, labeled by the author as a biography, with thirty-two pages of a handwritten life story by Samuel Miles. The story includes a life summary from 1826 to 1851, and short yearly summaries for each year between 1852 and 1881. The text includes information that is particularly familial and spiritual, but often references broader historical events that contextualize his life. He mentions several events in Mormon history including the violence in Missouri, his reaction to the...

Andrew Borgeson correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2899
Scope and Contents Two letters exchanged between Andrew Borgeson and Joseph F. Smith, an apostle in the Mormon Church, concerning the former being sealed by adoption into the family of Hyrum Smith. In the first letter, Andrew Borgeson refers to an earlier meeting with Joseph F. Smith where Smith discussed the subject of adoption sealings. Smith's reply explains that these sealings are currently available at the St. George Temple and can be performed by himself or his cousin, John L. Smith. Smith also adds that...

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.

Joseph B. Keeler family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2016
Scope and Contents Includes journals, biographical sketches, correspondence, articles, lesson manuals, published and unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and ephemera. The bulk of the material was created by Joseph B. Keeler's descendants, who used his papers as they compiled their published family history, "Build Thee More Stately" (1989). The collection focuses on family history, religion, education, and professional organizations.

Lorenzo Snow Lyman collection

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2976
Scope and Contents Correspondence and certificates of Lorenzo S. Lyman and Lyman family papers. The correspondence deals with 19th and 20th century Utah politics; references to Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, the St. George Temple, and Utah mining and politics; Family History; family activities in various locations (San Bernardino, California and Fillmore and Parowan, Utah); and letters from Francis M. Lyman about being an apostle and travels (a visit to Egypt and Palestine in 1902). Certificates...

John D. T. McAllister papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 565
Scope and Contents Short typewritten biography with genealogical data, typescripts of selected journal entries concerning crossing the plains, 1851, the corner stone ceremony for the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple, 1852, his mission to England, 1852-1856, and travel with a handcart company on his return. Also included are three poems he wrote, correspondence to his wife, Anne E., and to David H. Cannon, 1886-1895, covering family affairs, political views and temple business, and a description of the Washington...

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.

Charles W. Penrose transcription of the St. George Temple dedication

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3762
Scope and Contents Transcription of LDS Temple Dedicatory Prayer, St. George, Utah, 1877, by Charles Penrose, 36 pages.

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.

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."

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