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Latter Day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

LDS Native American Oral History Project transcripts and case files, 1989-2008

Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 20
Scope and Contents

Includes contracts from and contact information for participants in the LDS Native American Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews, 1989-1991, 2007-2008. One hundred additional interviews from 2007 to 2008 were added to the original project.

Dates: 1989-2008

Letter from Millie, Inland, Iowa

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328194]
Identifier: MSS SC 3273
Scope and Contents Letter dated 16 July 1866 from Inland, Iowa. This is a powerful letter of religious zeal from "Millie" to her "Parents, Brothers, and Sisters." In the letter, she describes an elaborate vision she had where God showed her "a cave in the hill." In the cave were some "little casks" and she "saw the rich gleam of gold near them." She also talks of buying some property which is like the one in her vision. It is not clear if the author is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Dates: 1866

Little Colorado Stake minutes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305531]
Identifier: MSS SC 808
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Contains a short history of the Mormon Church's mission to the Navajo Indians in Arizona from 1876 to 1878 and the creation of the Little Colorado Stake. The history of the stake is then continued up to 1887. Includes history of the settlements making up the stake, activities of the members, minutes of meetings, and accounts of missionary work among the Indians.

Dates: 1878-1887

Isaac S. Miller letter to Charles Custis

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232587854]
Identifier: MSS 8726
Scope and Contents

Letter from "I.S.M." in Iowa to Charles Custis in Ohio apologizing for not writing on time and saying that he or she took a walk down to the Mormon encampment near their home where three thousand Mormons, mostly from England, were living while on their way to Salt Lake City. Dated May 10, 1853.

Dates: 1853 May 10

Mormon difficulties at Tuba City in the Hopi country, Arizona

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305564]
Identifier: MSS SC 805
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript. Correspondence and related documents exchanged between various Indian agents and other government officials relating to problems between the Mormons and the Navajo Indians concerning water rights along the Little Colorado River in northeastern Arizona.

Dates: 1895-1903

Mary Mountain biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315753]
Identifier: MSS SC 1758
Scope and Contents

Typescript of the biography of Mary Mountain, an Indian girl who was adopted by Elnathan and Ruth Eldredge, Mormon pioneers who settled in Utah.

Dates: approximately 1950

My Stretch in the Service

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350628]
Identifier: MSS 5912

Diary of Art DeVar Scott during WWII training in California, 1942-1943.

Dates: 1942-1943

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of legal and municipal records, 1838-1846

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains declarations, petitions, and other legal documents pertaining to court and legislative actions in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois. Materials date from between 1838 and 1846.

Dates: 1838-1846

Newel Kimball Whitney collection of revelations, 1829-1847

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains early manuscript copies of more than twenty revelations, all but two of which have since been published in the Doctrine and Covenants. Seven of these these are addressed to Whitney, either mentioning him in a priesthood role or giving him instructions. Materials date from between 1829 and 1847.

Dates: 1829-1847

Newel Kimball Whitney collection on Mormon Church, 1829-1882

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains revelations, correspondence, legal records, military documents, and church records created and collected by Whitney between 1829 and 1882. Materials document Whitney's service as bishop in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as other aspects of the administration, economics, and community life in Mormon communities in Ohio, Missouri, and Illinois.

Dates: 1829-1882