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Found in 567 Collections and/or Records:

Talitha C. Avery Cheney autobiography and a biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331784]
Identifier: MSS SC 3237
Scope and Contents Photocopy of microfilm copy of a typed autobiography. Cheney writes about her early life and her conversion to the Mormon Church in 1837. She moved with her family to Nauvoo, Illinois, where she heard sermons by Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Mormon Church. She also heard Brigham Young (1801-1877), second president of the Mormon Church. Talitha married William Howard Avery in 1844. He died in 1847. She migrated to Utah in 1853 and married Elam Cheney. She lived...
Dates: 1895-1935

Augustus L. Chetlain letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233287066]
Identifier: Vault MSS 160
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Brigham Young, the second president of the Mormon Church. Chetlain invites young to dinner at the Townsend House and writes concerning an invitation to Young's farm. Also included is a letter from Annie M. Chetlain, Augustus' wife, to Young thanking him for some strawberries.

Dates: 1867

Christian P. Christiansen autograph book

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232523511]
Identifier: MSS 5966

54 photocopied leaves of an autograph book belonging to Christian P. Christiansen.

Dates: 1887

Christiansen family papers, 1804-1966

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4116 Series 2
Scope and Contents Collection of materials assembled by John R. Christiansen on his ancestors. Most of the materials concern Bishop Robert Lewis Johnson or the John Evans Rees family, of which Christiansen is a direct descendant. Some of the letters to Bishop Johnson were correspondence with prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Materials include correspondence, postcards, photographs, ledgers, receipts, checks, poetry, claims, newspaper articles, business cards, deeds, legal...
Dates: 1804-1966

Church Association of Utah Stake of Zion Articles of Incorporation

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230350818]
Identifier: MSS 6006

Copy of the Church Association of Utah Stake of Zion Articles of Incorporation, 1886.

Dates: 1886

Church business card

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230339894]
Identifier: MSS 63

The folder contains a printed and signed business card from 1884. The item authorizes the transmission of messages relating to the business of the Mormon Church. The item was signed by John Taylor, third president of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1884

Church Committee letter to Governor William Owsley

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS SC 740
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy and transcription of a 4-page letter from Brigham Young and others (on behalf of the Church Committee) to "His Excellency" Governor William Owsley of Illinois, petitioning for more time to prepare to leave Nauvoo, dated April 30, 1845.

Dates: 1845 April 30

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints elder's license

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310630]
Identifier: MSS SC 1307
Scope and Contents

Printed membership card verifying David Moore (1819- ) as a member of the Mormon Church. The item was dated 17 October 1843 at Nauvoo, Illinois, and is signed by Willard Richards.

Dates: 1843 October 17

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fact sheet

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230322080]
Identifier: MSS SC 2332
Scope and Contents

Typewritten fact sheet published by the Information Service of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) revised as of 1 July 1962. The item describes the history, organization, and basic doctrines of the Mormon Church.

Dates: 1962

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York, New York Stake records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1921
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, radio scripts, letters, membership records, photographs, minutes, a map, a diary, programs, and histories. The materials relate largely to the organization, membership, and function of the stake. Many of the items also relate to David and Lyle Paine, members of the stake.

Dates: 1889-1984