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Church work with Indians -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Challenge to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306588]
Identifier: MSS SC 869
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a list of demands made by a group of Indian activists to the Mormon Church. It charges that the Mormon missionary efforts among the Indians is an attempt to "brainwash" and is aimed at "destroying" the Indian "culture and heritage." Its demands include composing the Mormon Church "Board" of 76% Indians so that matters relating to the Indians would be resolved favorably to them. Also demanded was the payment of one million dollars annually to the Indians for the...
Dates: 1974

Dalton family diaries

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306067]
Identifier: MSS SC 837
Scope and Contents The collection includes copies of the diaries of Charles Dalton (1810-1891) and John Luther Dalton (1843- ). Charles was an early convert to the Mormon Church, lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and was an early pioneer to Utah. His diary is a fifteen-page typescript covering the years 1855 to 1858 during which he served a Mormon Church mission to the Indians of Idaho. He describes some contact with the Bannock and Nez Perce Indians, but most of the entries are short and relate to the repairs...
Dates: 1890-1974

Jacob Hamblin diaries and autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 770
Scope and Contents Contains a handwritten diary of Jacob Hamblin, with entries from June 21, 1868 to 1886. Entries relate farming conditions and crop yields in the Kanab Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, travels along Pariah River, and an account of a conference conducted by Brigham Young on April 2, 1870, dedicating a settlement in Kanab. A separate account titled, "Journal of the Moquis" dated September 28, 1869, to October 5, 1869, written by an individual other than Hamblin,...
Dates: 1868-1886

Thales Hastings Haskell Pioneer-Scout-Explorer-Indian Missionary, 1847-1909

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240340]
Identifier: MSS SC 386
Scope and Contents

Typewritten life sketch which discusses Haskell's journey across the Plains in 1847; his activities as a colonizer and Mormon missionary; and his dealings with Indians, settlers and other travelers.

Dates: 1964

Ira Hatch letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305481]
Identifier: MSS SC 788
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a letter dated March 15, 1886 composed in Ramah Valencia County, New Mexico, and addressed to John Taylor, president of the Mormon Church. Hatch writes about the progress of missionary work among the Indians.

Dates: 1886 March 15

Institute of American Indian Services and Research assistant director records, 1956-1972

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains project files, proposals, agreements, news clippings, correspondence, maps, budgets, minutes, etc.; files on alcoholism, educations, crafts, housing, various local tribes, Indian education and health, Kaibab and Kanosh projects, the Kellogg Foundation, the Lamanite Development Project, the Francis Mannie Poultry Project, and farm co-ops.

Dates: 1956-1972

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1968-1978

 Sub-Series — Box 3: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197231239622]
Identifier: UA 623 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains check deposits, purchase receipts, budgets, hiring notices, miscellaneous receipts, Lamanite Program brochure statements, and Native American Studies brochures.

Dates: 1968-1978

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1966-1977

Identifier: UA 623 Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Contains office information, financial files, correspondence, missionary files, project files, personal files, and other miscellaneous materials associated with the collection.

Dates: 1966-1977

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1972-1974

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains alphabetical files for 1972, chronological files for 1972, and alphabetical files for 1974.

Dates: 1972-1974

Institute of American Indian Services and Research correspondence, 1973

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 623 Series 3 Sub-Series 3