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Mormons -- 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: [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.

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.

Nelson Wheeler Whipple diaries

 File — Folder 1: [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.