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Utah -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Henry W. Lawrence correspondence

 File — Folder 1: [31197230334192]
Identifier: MSS 1125
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letters. Lawrence writes to Charles Crane expressing opposition to financial policies of the federal government and proposes alternatives. A letter is received from A. E. Graham and P. O. Hagan presenting questions to Lawrence on political issues. Another letter is Lawrence's answers to these questions.

Letter to Caleb Cushing

 File — Folder 1: [31197230234103]
Identifier: MSS SC 77
Scope and Contents ALS written to Cushing, United States Attorney General, concerning the recommendation of Col. Edward R. Harden of Georgia as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Utah Territory.

James S. Martin correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197232489564]
Identifier: MSS 567
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typewritten correspondence. Three of the items were received by Martin and one was sent by him. One of the letters is from James H. Wolfe, an attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah, and another is from C. G. Patterson, a resident of Salt Lake City. Both Wolfe and Patterson are concerned with the Mormon Church's domination of politics in Utah. They are concerned that the United States Senator and Mormon Church Apostle, Reed Smoot, is controlled by the Mormon Church. Also included...

Moroni L. Jensen political papers, 1950-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3723 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains both personal and professional papers of Moroni L. Jensen. Papers include legislative papers, education papers, correspondence, newspapers, photographs, articles, reports, magazines, pamphlets, and campaign materials. Materials date from between 1950 and 1980, with the bulk from 1976 to 1980.

Frank E. Moss political reports

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197232573177]
Identifier: MSS 8536

Edward Partridge, Jr. diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1004
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten diaries. Partridge writes about his mission to Hawaii from 1854 to 1858 and from 1882 to 1885 for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, incidents during the Utah War, and settling in Farmington and in Fillmore, Utah. He also writes about his work as a probate judge, as a Mormon bishop and stake president, and as a politician.

Lyman F. Smart political files

 Collection — Box 1: [31197232484359]
Identifier: MSS 320
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Utah and Idaho congressional leaders, local and national Democratic party officers, and other national leaders. Also included are political files of Smart while serving as an officer in state and county Democratic Party organizations in Utah and as vice-president of the Young Democrats Club of Utah, 1958-1964.

Samuel R. Redfield correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2878
Scope and Contents Includes letter to him and his wife, Sally, from their daughter, Orpha M. Everett, in Salt Lake City, dated 28 February 1855. She discusses interference of the federal government in Utah affairs, and defends the Mormon practice of plural marriage. Also includes two letters by Samuel, 12 and 13 June 1858, addressed to John H. Redfield, giving family genealogical data. The 1858 letters appear to be in response to specific questions.

Willard Richards letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2002
Scope and Contents One handwritten letter addressed to the U. S. House of Representatives. Richards wants the committee on petitions of Utah to meet the "Committee on the subject of memorializing the Secretary of War on regard to the exploration of a Route across the Western Desert."

Vernon Romney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1508
Scope and Contents Holographs, typescripts, printed forms with holograph entries, newspaper clippings, printed materials. Collection includes personal, family and political correspondence, newsclippings regarding political activities, addresses, and documents relating to Romney's activities with the Utah State and American Bar Associations, Beneficial Life Insurance Company, State Savings and Loan Association, the wool marketing industry and the George Washington University Alumni Association.