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Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 567 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Young letter and a telegram to Brigham Young

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283818]
Identifier: Vault MSS 93
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 9 Nov. 1871, addressed to Brigham Young, and written in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John W. Young writes about his activities and his concern for "spies." Also included is a telegram from John W. Young to Brigham Young dated 3 June 1870.

Dates: 1870-1871

John W. Young passport

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348606]
Identifier: MSS 1378
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed passport. The item offers the protection of the United States for John Willard Young of Salt Lake City, Utah. The item was stamped by various United States embassies in Europe.

Dates: 1864

Joseph Young letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307776]
Identifier: MSS SC 1001
Scope and Contents

Holograph letters addressed to Lewis Harvey dated 16 Nov. and 18 Nov. 1880. Young tells about his conversion to the Mormon Church and baptism into that faith in 1832. He also tells about his dealing with the Mormon prophet, Joseph Smith (1805-1844); about the Mormon Church in Kirtland, Ohio in the 1830s; and about the organizing of the Seven Presidents of the Seventies by Joseph Smith in 1835.

Dates: 1880

Joseph Young seventies' license

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230317221]
Identifier: MSS SC 1900
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a Seventies' License. This license gave John V. Smith the authority to preach and to officiate in ordinances of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1859

Kimball Young research notes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1581
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of research notes and drafts of chapters of the book "Isn't One Wife Enough?" The originals are housed in the Garett Theological Seminary Library. This work is considered to be the first serious study of Mormon polygamy done by a trained sociologist. In the published version of the book, Young changed the names of the characters he wrote about. But in his notes the correct names are available.

Dates: 1844-1959

S. Dilworth Young letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230241900]
Identifier: MSS SC 448
Scope and Contents

Handwritten cover letter with pencil entry for a gift book from Young and Marvin Wallen to a Brother Isaacson.

Dates: Undated

Willard Young letter to Brigham Young

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233283826]
Identifier: Vault MSS 92
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated December 9, 1871, and addressed to Brigham Young. Willard Young writes while attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He tells about his condition at the academy and expresses concern for Brigham Young's pending court case.

Dates: 1871 December 9