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Latter Day Saints -- Persecutions

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Norman letter to Sue Smith Beatty

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233535]
Identifier: MSS SC 24
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter to Sue Smith Beatty containing reminiscences pertaining to Samuel H. Smith, father of Norman and grandfather of Beatty.

Dates: approximately 1915

Godfrey J. Fuhriman mission journal

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230244201]
Identifier: MSS SC 638
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of a handwritten journal which relates his experiences in the Swiss-German Mission and other European countries. Describes native lifestyle as well as his exposure to art, history, and culture. Describes his attendance at Prince Regent Leapold's funeral.

Dates: 1911

The origin of Mormonism and reminiscences of the Mormons in Illinois

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233634]
Identifier: MSS SC 89
Scope and Contents Prepared typescript of a series of ten articles written by J.H. Sherman which appeared in the Ithaca Daily Journal during April and May, 1886. The articles, decidedly anti-Mormon, tell of Joseph Smith's early life, the Solomon Spaulding manuscript from which Smith supposedly got the idea for the Book of Mormon, the organization of the Latter-day Saint Church, the settlement of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois, death of Joseph Smith, mob violence in Illinois, expulsion of the Mormons from...
Dates: 1886

Reed Peck manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230242155]
Identifier: MSS SC 530
Scope and Contents

Manuscript which relates events of the Mormon settlement of Missouri, 1836-1839, actions of the military, the mob and the Danites.

Dates: 1839

Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233444]
Identifier: MSS SC 38
Scope and Contents

Two different typescripts of the same diary kept by Whipple: one prepared by Phyllis Clayton Pettit, the other by Anor Whipple. The diary gives genealogical data about Nelson Whipple's ancestors and tells of his early experiences in the Latter-day Saint Church, his move to Nauvoo, Illinois, his journey across the Plains to Utah and his life there.

Dates: 1863-1867