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Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Moses Franklin Farnsworth missionary diary and patriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [31197230317585]
Identifier: MSS SC 1867
Scope and Contents Handwritten diaries, patriarchal blessings, and miscellaneous items. Farnsworth gives a brief autobiography before he started his first diary in 1862. His diaries cover from 1862 to 1864 and from 1868 to 1870 when he was on a mission for the Mormon Church in England. Also included are patriarchal blessings for members of the Farnsworth family.

Moses Franklin Farnsworth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1678
Scope and Contents Correspondence, record books, pension petitions, certificates, pamphlets, articles of incorporation, poems, blessings, poems, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to Farnsworth's activities particulary in the Mormon Church. Included in the collection are letters from the fourth president of the Mormon Church, Willford Woodruff, patriarchal blessings, letters relating to Mormon polygamy, and a book recording the work done in the Manti Temple of the Mormon Church.

Charles D. Fletcher papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31197230219377]
Identifier: MSS 1948
Scope and Contents Diaries. Also with the collection are letters received by Fletcher from various residents of Provo, Utah, including Samuel S. Jones, mayor of the town. Also included is business account books of Charles D. Miller, materials related to the Perpetual Emigration Fund of the Mormon Church, and some Mormon patriarchal blessings.

Luke William Gallup diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197232539194]
Identifier: MSS 660
Scope and Contents Typewritten excerpts from a handwritten diary. Gallup summarizes his activities monthly. Gallup settled in Springville, Utah, in 1851. He writes about encounters with Ute Indians, the Utah War, and the Mormon "reformation." He comments on Mormon polygamy and tells about the death of his wife. Also included are the patriarchal blessings given to Luke and to his wife, Lydia.

Aurelia Hurst Gardner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1886
Scope and Contents Autobiography, patriarchal blessings, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and notes. The materials relate to Gardner's teaching career in home economics in Utah.

Alice Bigler Garret patriarchal blessing

 File — Folder 1: [31197230333970]
Identifier: MSS 1166
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed copy of a Patriarchal blessing, dated March 17, 1931, and given to Alice Bigler Garret. Smith tells Garret that she can be saved if she is obedient to the teachings of the Mormon Church.

Ansil Perse Harmon diary

 File — Folder 1: [31197230345651]
Identifier: MSS 971
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary documenting Harmon's daily activities as a farmer in Holden, Utah. The diary was kept on pages 1 through 32. A handwritten copy of a patriarchal blessing is found on pages 156 through 162.

Harmon family patriarchal blessings

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233286951]
Identifier: Vault MSS 150
Scope and Contents Handwritten patriarchal blessings given to the members of the Harmon family while they resided in Nauvoo, Illinois, and in Utah. Various patriarchs promise the family members that they may be saved by obedience to the Mormon faith. One of the blessings was given by Hyrum Smith, the brother of Joseph Smith who was the first president of the Mormon Church.

John Claiborne Harper papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 185
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary, letters, certificates, paroles, and Mormon Church blessings. The diary was kept while Harper served on a mission to the Southern States for the Mormon Church from 1887 to 1888. Also included is an autograph book signed by Mormons in the Utah State prison for polygamy in 1889. The certificates and letters relate to Mormons in Mexico, to Harper's civic appointments in Payson, and to family matters. Two paroles were given to Harper on 10 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House,...

Robert Hazen diary and partriarchal blessings

 File — Folder 1: [31197230336676]
Identifier: MSS 52
Overview The collection contains a handwritten diary covering the years 1853 to 1855 and typed copies of patriarchal blessings of Hazen family members. Hazen writes about his conversion to Mormonism in England, his calling as a branch president in that faith, his marriage to Mary Ann Bainbridge, and his emigration to the United States. Also included are handwitten copies of songs and poems.