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Mormons

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 102 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Amundsen journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305267]
Identifier: MSS SC 786
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Author describes the trip from the Lehi, Utah, area in company with his fellow missionaries to Moencopi, Arizona, where the group farmed, lived among the Indians, learned their language, and taught them about the Mormon Church. Amundsen also records his impressions of the Indians as a people and gives a day-by-day account of the Mormons' relations with them, as well as providing descriptions of various sites the group explored for potential settlement by Mormon...
Dates: 1873

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.
Dates: 1888-1889

Bee Hive Press records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1856
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspapers, invoices, bank statements, applications, records of mailings, and computer print outs of subscribers. The materials relate to the operation of the newspaper.
Dates: 1979-1982

Richard K. Behrens research on Dartmouth College, Mormonism, and westward expansion

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8701
Content Description Contains copies of drafts or completed publications related to Behrens research on the relationship of Dartmouth College, Mormonism, and westward expansion. Materials date from between 2006 and 2014.
Dates: 2006-2014

John Law Blythe papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 791
Scope and Contents File includes copies of a handwritten biographical sketch of Blythe, written by one of his granddaughters, Pearl Elizabeth Mitchell Boyce; typescripts of some of Blythe's 1874 letters to Brigham Young (1801-1877) reporting on the progress of the Arizona mission and relations with the Indians; a diary covering 1857-1874 as well as extracts from 1870 and 1878-1880.The 1857-1874 diary describes Blythe's conversion to the Mormon Church in California; emigrating to Utah; and daily life...
Dates: 1870-1880

Brigham Young University address recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 750
Scope and Contents Recordings of addresses given by leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other persons at Brigham Young University and in other settings, including: Department of Education meetings, 1954-1955; "Faith in Action" series aired on NBC Radio, 1950s; Church stake and ward meetings; and other forums. Among the speakers are Heber J. Grant, Harold B. Lee, Ezra Taft Benson, Hugh B. Brown, Joseph Fielding Smith, J. Reuben Clark Jr., David O. McKay, and Henry D. Moyle.
Dates: 1938-1966

J. E. Broaddus papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8608
Scope and Contents Materials include manuscripts of J.E. Broaddus' writing, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and J.E. Broaddus' research notes. There are also pamphlets, primarily about Utah and Mormon history, and some photograph albums. There is also a photocopy of a book by J. E. Broaddus from the Utah State University Special Collections. The book is "Report of U.E.R.A. Project No. S-F2-53: Archaeological and Paleontological Exploration." There is also a slide projector that belonged to J. E....
Dates: approximately 1848-1980

Daniel Brown biography

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230351030]
Identifier: MSS 5909
Scope and Contents David Brown's third great grandson, Erold Clark Wiscombe, writes about Brown's family history; marriage to Elizabeth Stephens; removal to Illinois in 1831; conversion to Mormonism in 1840; removal to Florence, Nebraska; son, James, joining the Mormon Battalion; quarrel with Brigham Young leading to removal to Calhoun, Iowa; Indian difficulties in Iowa; rebaptism in Salt Lake City, in 1874; and death in Calhoun, Iowa.
Dates: 1804-1875

Bureau of Indian Affairs correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305275]
Identifier: MSS SC 785
Scope and Contents Photocopies of original letters with accompanying typescripts. Covers the nomination of Mormon Church leader Jacob Hamblin as a federal Indian agent for southern Utah, northern Arizona, and southeast Nevada.Also includes exchanges between W. F. M. Arny, the federal agent for the Navajo tribes; Jacob Hamblin and other Mormon settlers in Arizona; and Col. L. Edwin Dudley, regional Superintendent of Indian Affairs in Santa Fe, NM. These letters attempt to arrange a peaceful settlement...
Dates: 1871-1874

Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306588]
Identifier: MSS SC 869
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a list of demands made by a group of Indian activists to the Mormon Church. It charges that the Mormon missionary efforts among the Indians is an attempt to "brainwash" and is aimed at "destroying" the Indian "culture and heritage." Its demands include composing the Mormon Church "Board" of 76% Indians so that matters relating to the Indians would be resolved favorably to them. Also demanded was the payment of one million dollars annually to the Indians for the...
Dates: 1974