Utah -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Contains pamphlets on weights and measures, chemical engineering, agriculture, and other topics, including some written by Samuel Russell, Jr. Materials undated, but probably created between 1822 and 1954.
Samuel Russell, Sr. and Samuel Russell, Jr. family histories, diaries, and other materials, 1869-1954
Contains personal memorabilia of Samuel Russell, Jr. and Sr., and Isaac Russell, Jr., such as school items, important life date notes, Church items such as temple dedication passes, copies of articles, club items, passports, childhood items, etc. Materials mainly undated (one item dated 1893), but would have been created between 1835 and 1954 (when Samuel Sr. was born, and when Samuel Jr. died).
Contains letters of Samuel Russell, Sr. to and from members of his family (wives, sisters), government and Church leaders (including Wilford Woodruff, Lorenzo Snow, B.H. Roberts, Reed Smoot, etc.), and others; as well as notes from General Conference, etc. Materials dated 1852 to 1917.
Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, date books, and other ephemera related to the life and career of Phyllis Southwick. Materials of Margaret Cannon Clayton, Emmeline B. Wells, Elizabeth Ann "Annie" Wells Cannon, as well as the Cannon and Wells families are included and are focused on civic activism in Utah, higher education instruction, and women suffrage movements. Materials dated 1889 to 1982.
Typewritten transcript of Herman Thorup's journal for the period of 1879 to 1929; documents his mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark, as well as his life in Salt Lake City, Utah; his arrest, trial, and imprisonment for "unlawful cohabitation"; his work as a florist and nurseryman; the impact of the Edmunds Tucker Act; Utah politics; his own political activities; his volunteer work; and his family and spiritual life.
Selections from voice recordings, originally made by Glen Harris Thurston about 1990, concerning his life. Includes stories about his wife, Ada Myrtle Giles Thurston; horses, especially Clydesdales; political opinions; Mormon ancestry; and experiences in communities in Morgan County, Utah. The selections were copied to three compact discs by Norman K. Thurston in 1998. Each disc is accompanied by a list of contents and a general preface.