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Mormons -- Persecutions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cheney family papers

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241660]
Identifier: MSS SC 480
Scope and Contents Typewritten autobiographical and biographical sketches and copies of correspondence. Describes conversion to Mormon Church, life in Nauvoo, Illinois, immigration to Utah and pioneering in Utah and the West. Also includes a letter from the donor.

Susa Young Gates notebook

 File — Folder 1: [31197230305689]
Identifier: MSS SC 820
Scope and Contents This is a holograph original of the piece "A Grateful Mother's Standpoint" given to her, as she believed, by inspiration. The story deals with the biblical Rachel and her life in polygamy. She alludes to the then current state of polygamous families and the presecution faced by the Mormon community.

William Greenwood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 39
Scope and Contents Contains twelve handwritten, signed letters which concern Greenwood's conversion to Mormonism in England, his immigration to the United States, activities in Nauvoo, Illinois, and the 1847 trek to Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah. Also includes a bound autobiography (plus typescript) written between 1869 and 1884.

Godfrey J. Fuhriman mission journal

 File — Folder 1: [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.

The origin of Mormonism and reminiscences of the Mormons in Illinois

 File — Folder 1: [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 Nauvoo,...

Reed Peck manuscript

 File — Folder 1: [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.