Salt Lake City (Utah)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File
Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2959
Scope and Contents A letter by Orson Hyde, dated Springtown, May 26, 1869, concerning a republication of his 1842 pamphlet containing information about his mission to Jerusalem. Also, a list of subscribers from the Salt Lake City 9th Ward, Bishop Samuel Woolley's ward, for Hyde's pamphlet. Handwritten letter by Orson Hyde, handwritten list of subscribers by Mrs. C. E. Woolley, and photocopies of both documents.
In the pioneer group to the Iron Co. Mission, was another great leader, Anson Call, who became a great colonizer
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Identifier: MSS SC 3079
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilm reproduction of a typed manuscript. The item is a biography of Anson Call by an unnamed author. The date of composition is uncertain. Anson Call was born in Fletcher, Franklin County, Vermont on 13 May 1810. Call married Mary Flint and later joined the Mormon Church. "He was closely associated with the Prophet Joseph [Joseph Smith, 1805-1844], and with the saints was driven from his home. He had a great love the the Prophet and did all he could to protect him from...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 79
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary. Jackman made the overland journey from Illinois to Utah in 1847 with the first company of Mormon pioneers. He writes about travelling conditions, weather, frequent encounters with Indians, and buffalo hunting. Jackman's company was led by Brigham Young, second president of the Mormon Church. Jackman records disagreements, occasional poor behavior in the company, and Young's instructions as well as rebukes. He also writes about early life in Salt Lake City, Utah: the influx of...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2493
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and typewritten transcript. The diary was transcribed by Jackson's sister, Marion Jackson Gilbert, in 1855. Jackson made the overland journey with mules from Independence, Missouri to Sacramento, California in 1849. Long and descriptive daily entries focus on the nature of the California trail, encounters with Indians, and the condition of forts along the way. Several outbreaks of cholera also occurred. Jackson stopped at Salt Lake City and attended Pioneer Day festivities....
Identifier: MSS 8845 Series 2 Sub-Series Sub- 1 File Folder 1 Item 106
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 3
Series — Box 15: Series 5; Series 6 , Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains biological observations, biology sketchbooks, and laboratory notebooks made or initiated by James E. Talmage during his time as President of the Latter-day Saints' College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dated approximately 1889 to 1900.
Series — Box 15: Series 5; Series 6 , Folder: 2-23
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 6
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains pamphlets, magazine and newspaper articles, and printed advertisements collected by James E. Talmage. Most of these publications deal with geology and volcanology. Some are authored or partially authored by Talmage. Materials date from 1883 to 1910.
Identifier: MSS 229 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains materials relating to scientific and professional societies and Talmage's career as consulting geologist and mining engineer, dated 1882 to 1926. Includes material from the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Salt Lake Literary and Scientific Association, Royal Microscopical Society, Utah Microscopical Society, Geological Society of London, and Geological Society of America.