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Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Provo -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Provo 5th Ward records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219054]
Identifier: MSS 1787
Scope and Contents

Programs, budget reports, obituaries of ward members, newspaper clippings, announcements, meeting programs, and ward newsletters. The materials relate to the function and membership of the Provo 5th Ward.

Dates: 1941-1965

Provo cooperative letterpress copybook

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231045797]
Identifier: MSS 1220
Scope and Contents

Letterpress copybook of the Mormon Church cooperative in Provo, Utah. The item contains letters, account figures, and general business correspondence. The letters were signed by various agents for the cooperative.

Dates: 1883-1885

John Riggs papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232486404]
Identifier: MSS 794
Scope and Contents Ledger account books, letters, receipts, certificates, an autobiography, and biographical materials. Riggs' autobiography relates many faith-promoting experiences in the early history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riggs writes about his life as a Mormon in Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, and Utah. He tells about his experiences as a pioneer who came to Utah in 1851; his life in Provo, Utah; and his occupation as a physician. The account books relate to his work as a...
Dates: 1844-1891

John L. Russell financial papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 563
Scope and Contents

Handwritten account books, financial statements, and receipts. Most of the materials relate to the Standard Quincy Mining Company, the Deseret Building and Loan Company, and to personal accounts. Includes 3 volumes and 27 receipts.

Dates: 1897-1938

Samuel Porter Ewing, Sr. pioneer of 1847

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318385]
Identifier: MSS SC 1970
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten biography of Samuel Porter Ewing (1838-1895). Ewing was a Mormon pioneer who settled in Provo, Utah and later in Mona, Utah.

Dates: 1930

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

Andrew Hunter Scott autobiography and diary

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230316835]
Identifier: MSS SC 2035
Scope and Contents

Handwritten autobiography and diary. Also included is a typescript of these items. Scott served as a missionary for the Mormon Church to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the 1840s. He was also an early resident of Provo, Utah. Scott's autobiography covers his life to 1855, and his diary covers the years 1855 to 1859.

Dates: 1855-1859

Shadrack Holdaway

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231046415]
Identifier: MSS 1314
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Shadrack Holdaway by his granddaughter. Newren writes about Haldaway's service in the Mormon Battalion and his later life in Provo, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1930

Eunice Pease Haws Stewart notes and diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330976]
Identifier: MSS SC 3208
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a handwritten diary kept from 4 March 1855 to 2 April 1858. There are many gaps. Stewart writes about her experiences while her husband is on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Nevada and Australia. She lived in Provo, Utah. Wilford Woodruff, Apostle in the Mormon Church, briefly lived with her family when Salt Lake City, Utah, was evacuated during the Utah Expedition in 1858.

Dates: 1855-1858

George Taylor papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230218726]
Identifier: MSS 1836
Scope and Contents

Deeds, marriage and divorce certificates, land indentures, and Confederate money. The materials relate to Taylor's personal life, his marriages, and business dealings.

Dates: 1863-1947