Latter Day Saints
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.