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Latter Day Saints -- Poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

A song of praise and thanksgiving for the anniversary celebration of the pioneers' first entrance in the valley/ by Eliza R. Snow, 1852 July 3

 Item — Folder 9: Series 5 [Barcode: 31197233295002]
Identifier: Vault MSS 772 Series 5 Item 2
Scope and Contents

Contains a poem written by Eliza R. Snow in commemoration and celebration of the Mormon pioneers' entrance in the Salt Lake valley. Dated July 3, 1852.

Dates: 1852 July 3

Chicago University Branch collection of Sunday School speeches

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2140
Scope and Contents 24 talks presented to the University Branch Sunday School. Subjects of talks are direction and control of recreation by the Mormon church; Salvation for the dead and genealogy; teachers training; the Mormons and the printing industry; Mormon poetry; Mormon history; Need of temples in this dispensation; Education among the Mormons; Brief genealogical history of the LDS Church; Patriotism; LDS Literature; Missionary work; Customs of the south seas and the missionary work among the people;...
Dates: 1925-1926

Sylvia Worsley Dixon literary papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232541489]
Identifier: MSS 1495
Scope and Contents

The collection includes typescripts and holographs of free-form poems and lyrics written by Dixon for various friends, relatives, and theatrical productions.

Dates: 1955-1979

Eliza R. Snow poetry, 1852, 1856

Identifier: Vault MSS 772 Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains poetry by Eliza R. Snow for Thomas Bullock before he serves in the British mission and in celebration of the Mormon pioneers entering the Salt Lake valley. Dated 1852 and 1856.

Dates: 1852, 1856

Greenhalgh family papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197227629588]
Identifier: MSS 5914
Scope and Contents

Includes a collection of Christmas letters and other family papers telling the personal and spiritual history of the Greenhalgh family, with a special emphasis on Joseph H. and A. Pearl Greenhalgh, 1935-1957.

Dates: 1935-1957

Harvey Coe Hullinger genealogies

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231564003]
Identifier: MSS 1321
Scope and Contents

Typewritten notes, genealogies, family histories, and poems related to Mormon Church historical events. The materials relate to Mormons living in Vernal, Utah.

Dates: approximately 1900

Anna Johnson poems

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197231038743]
Identifier: MSS 25
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and printed poems and songs. These items deal primarily with Mormon culture and doctrine. Also included is a scrapbook.

Dates: 1971-1975

Out of the cage of mirrors

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326818]
Identifier: MSS SC 2783
Scope and Contents

Typewritten poem with handwritten corrections in red ink. The item was written by an unknown Mormon author and deals with Mormon doctrine. The date of compositon is uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

William Minshall Evans papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 803
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems and songs. Also included is a biography of Evans written by his granddaughter, Grace McLachlan Foxley, in 1940. The dating of the songs and poems is uncertain. At least one was written when Evans was on his mission in Liverpool, England.

Dates: 1870-1940