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Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 136 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander A. and Maria E. Allen autobiographies

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244433]
Identifier: MSS SC 549
Scope and Contents Holograph autobiographies of Allen, an early settler and bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Weston, Idaho, and of his first wife, Maria.

George Alley papers

 Collection — Oversize 1: [31197231217040]
Identifier: MSS SC 727
Abstract Account and receipt books, family correspondence, diary of Stephen Webb Alley, genealogy, family history materials, and memorabilia of the George Alley family. Photographs include studio portraits of Lydia Ann Alley and Susan Hannah Alley Wells, polygamist wives of Mormon Church leader, Daniel H. Wells, and a portrait of George Alley's wife, Mary Symond Alley. A majority of the photos were taken by Salt Lake City photographer Charles R. Savage. The photographs are albumen and matte collodion...

John Peter Rasmus Johnson autograph album

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 13
Scope and Contents Handwritten autographs and notes written by Mormons in prison for polygamy.

Henry Ballard diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 998
Scope and Contents Two typescripts of the Ballard diary. They vary in small details and in the nature of the added materials found at the back. Ballard was converted to Mormonism in England. He arrived in Utah in 1852, was active in the Utah War of 1857-8, and settled in Logan, Utah in 1859. He was a bishop for the Mormon Church, participated in many of the activities of that faith, and was sentenced to two months in the Utah penitentiary for polygamy. He also tells about troubles with the Indians of the Cache...

Samuel Bateman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 128
Scope and Contents Contains materials documenting Samuel Bateman's personal and family life. Included are some of Bateman's handwritten diaries for the years 1886-1888, 1899-1901, and 1901-1909. Also included are typescripts, microfilm, and scanned copies of these diaries, and typescripts of some correspondence to and from Samuel Bateman, dated 1868-1886. His correspondence discusses guarding John Taylor and his friendship with Wilford Woodruff, who were both Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197225540480]
Identifier: MSS P 801
Scope and Contents This collection contains one small black photo album. The album was made by John F. Bennett for Mr. and Mrs. George Albert Smith in the 1930s. It is similar to other albums put together by Bennett but is uniquely arranged with the Smiths in mind. Bennett used images created by several notable pioneer photographers such as William H. Jackson, C. R. Savage, George E. Anderson, C. W. Carter etc. The photographs selected should be considered some of the most notable images depicting the pioneer...

Frederick Arthur Berlin letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230242007]
Identifier: MSS SC 513
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 11 July 1975. Berlin writes briefly about Andrew E. Berlin, his family and Mormon Church activities and his imprisonment for polygamy.

Jacob G. Bigler diaries and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3243
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm copy of handwritten diaries and correspondence. Bigler was a bishop for the Mormon Church in Nephi, Utah. He also served as a member of the Utah territorial legislature and was mayor of Nephi. Bigler served as a Mormon missionary to Ireland and as president of the European Mission for that same faith. The collection also includes correspondence between Bigler and family members mostly when he served as a missionary in Ireland.

Biographical sketch and recollections from the life of Martina Marjorie Halseth Bitner

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241371]
Identifier: MSS SC 431
Scope and Contents Printed sketch and photographs of an early Utah pioneer.

Biographical sketch of the life of Luman Andros Shurtliff

 Item — Folder 1: [31197230233642]
Identifier: MSS SC 88
Scope and Contents Typewritten condensation of the original journal of Shurtliff, a businessman, politial and religious leader, Mormon missionary and patriarch, which tells of his early life in Ohio, religious revivals, conversion to Mormonism, marriages, missionary work, mobs in Far West, Missouri, expulsion from Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah, life in Weber County, Utah, and military preparations against Johnston's Army.